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Henry William Burgin studio portraits of Parramatta residents, ca. 1860-1872, with photograph of sand train at Barren Jack, Murrimbidgee, early 20th century, and copy photograph of Central Railway Station, Sydney, 19th century

Call numbers

PXA 1036

Record identifier

16AJNOon

Henry William Burgin studio portraits of Parramatta residents, ca. 1860-1872, with photograph of sand train at Barren Jack, Murrimbidgee, early 20th century, and copy photograph of Central Railway Station, Sydney, 19th century

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Henry William Burgin studio portraits of Parramatta residents, ca. 1860-1872, with photograph of sand train at Barren Jack, Murrimbidgee, early 20th century, and copy photograph of Central Railway Station, Sydney, 19th century

Full title

Henry William Burgin studio portraits of Parramatta residents, ca. 1860-1872, with photograph of sand train at Barren Jack, Murrimbidgee, early 20th century, and copy photograph of Central Railway Station, Sydney, 19th century

Date

ca. 1860-1872, 19th century, and early 20th century

Call Numbers

PXA 1036

Record Identifier

16AJNOon
Physical Description

Contents

121 photographic prints - 10 x 6.4 cm. - carte de visite

2 photographic prints - gelatin silver

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Arrangement

Arranged by alphabetical order where known.

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Created before 1955

Please acknowledge : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

Issue Copy

Partly Digitised : 119 photographs digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1. Bill Abbott
2. Joshua Ardell [ie Ardill, stonemason & grocer, wearing Mason's apron]
3. Ardell [female] / J. Hubert Newman, 12 Oxford Street, Sydney
4. Artlett [Two men standing beside chair, Bowles or Artlett] / H.W. Burgin, Parramatta
5. Billey Ashby
6-7. Agnes Baly (Mrs Sydney Byron) / H.W. Burgin
8. J.J. Beauchers [ie Mr &...

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Full title

Henry William Burgin studio portraits of Parramatta residents, ca. 1860-1872, with photograph of sand train at Barren Jack, Murrimbidgee, early 20th century, and copy photograph of Central Railway Station, Sydney, 19th century

NOTES

General note

This collection features studio portraits, mainly by Burgin, of people standing beside furniture or seated. The images that do not bear a photographer's stamp originate from Burgin's studio as demonstrated by the backdrops and studio furniture used.

Reference:
Curator of Photographs, Mitchell Library, Sept. 2004

A collection of glass plate negatives from the Parramatta studio of Burgin, are located at Mitchell Library call no. ON 58. Some of these negatives correspond with the portraits in this collection. These include: PXA 1036/86 with ON5...

Signature / Inscriptions

Some bear photographer's stamp on reverse. Different examples of Burgin's (father & son) photographer's stamp are represented in this collection.

Many are identified on reverse by a pencil handwritten inscription.

Attributions / Conjectures

No. 40 previously had James identified as Jason

Conservation note

No. 61 is cracked through the centre.

Description source

Nos. 6-7. Agnes Baly is identified from two carte de visite photographs donated by Mrs H. Connor in Sept. 1953 (formerly located at P1/Baly). An inscription on the reverese of No.6 relates that Agnes Baly was the daughter of Marie Antoinette Rattray (nee Allan).

No. 11. Biographical information on John Richard Booth, supplied by Beatrice Bo...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by P. Geeves, June 1963
Pic.Acc.63

Exhibited in

Nelson Meers Foundation Heritage Collection

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 1036

Record Identifier

16AJNOon

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Reference code

441569

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