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Record title

Photograph of Captain Robert Johnston, ca. 1880, and signed photographic portrait of the writer Thomas Alexander Browne (Rolf Boldrewood) ca. 1890 and 1895.

Call numbers

PXA 2152

Record identifier

16AXeqdn

Photograph of Captain Robert Johnston, ca. 1880, and signed photographic portrait of the writer Thomas Alexander Browne (Rolf Boldrewood) ca. 1890 and 1895.

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Photograph of Captain Robert Johnston, ca. 1880, and signed photographic portrait of the writer Thomas Alexander Browne (Rolf Boldrewood) ca. 1890 and 1895.

Full title

Photograph of Captain Robert Johnston, ca. 1880, and signed photographic portrait of the writer Thomas Alexander Browne (Rolf Boldrewood) ca. 1890 and 1895.

Date

1880, 1890 and 1895

Call Numbers

PXA 2152

Record Identifier

16AXeqdn
Physical Description

Contents

2 photographs - 14 x 10 cm - silver albumen; print; cabinet card; black and white

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Created before 1955

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

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1. Portrait of Captain Robert Johnston wearing his uniform at age 92. Image is stuck onto cabinet card, and is accompanied by its original cream-coloured window mount.
2. Portrait of Thomas Alexander Browne (Rolf Boldrewood). Side portrait from chest-up dressed in a white shirt, tie and coat.

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Photograph of Captain Robert Johnston, ca. 1880, and signed photographic portrait of the writer Thomas Alexander Browne (Rolf Boldrewood) ca. 1890 and 1895.

NOTES

General note

Another copy of Robert Johnston photograph available at P3/242

Signature / Inscriptions

"J. Hubert Newman 12 Oxford St Sydney" printed on the cabinet card beneath the print.

Verso of window mount reads "J. Hubert Newman under the patronage of the royal princes photographer to his Excellency the Governor recipient of 3 first class awards Melbourne International Exhibition. Sole address 12 Oxford St".

"Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co Ltd"...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Douglas Stewart Fine Books, April 2016

Administrative / Biographical history

Captain Robert Johnston was the son of Maja Johnston who deposed Governor Bligh
Source: inscription on mount.

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 2152

Record Identifier

16AXeqdn

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OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

1001237

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