# 40371

MILLER, Thomas

Tinted studio portrait of a young woman. Melbourne, late 1860s.

$125.00 AUD

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Albumen print photograph with hand colouring, carte de visite format, 102 x 64 mm (mount); verso with the imprint of ‘Thos. Miller, Photographic Artist, 98 1/2 Swanston Street, Near Little Bourke St., Melbourne.’; both the print and mount are in very good condition.

From an Australian carte de visite album that belonged to Claude Thomas Harper (1858-1954). Harper was an accountant who commenced his career in Melbourne before becoming branch manager of the London Chartered Bank in Ipswich, Queensland and later in Wilcannia, New South Wales. His album contained cartes collected in Melbourne in the 1860s by his parents, Henry Harper and Eliza Downes Harper (Prout), as well as other family portraits of later dates up to 1900.