[Portrait of Johann Georg Lollbach], 1869 / watercolour by Conrad Wagner

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[Portrait of Johann Georg Lollbach], 1869 / watercolour by Conrad Wagner

Call numbers

DG 414

Record identifier

1Jkm82GY

[Portrait of Johann Georg Lollbach], 1869 / watercolour by Conrad Wagner

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[Portrait of Johann Georg Lollbach], 1869 / watercolour by Conrad Wagner

Full title

[Portrait of Johann Georg Lollbach], 1869 / watercolour by Conrad Wagner

Date

1869

Call Numbers

DG 414

Record Identifier

1Jkm82GY
Physical Description

Contents

1 watercolour - 55 x 40 cm. - possibly over-painted photograph

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales

Physical Access Conditions

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Digitised

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Full title

[Portrait of Johann Georg Lollbach], 1869 / watercolour by Conrad Wagner

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

This portrait forms a pair with DG 415.

Artist Conrad Wagner (c.1818-1910) was born in Offenbach, Germany, and emigrated to Australia in the 1850s. From the early 1860s he worked as a painter and photographer at a studio in Prince Street, Grafton. Photographer, J. W. Lindt worked for him from 1863. Wagner enjoyed a high local reputation and...

Signature / Inscriptions

Signed and dated "C. Wagner 1869'

Description source

Title supplied by family descendant, Mrs H. Plowman, 1987. Portrait was previously thought to be Jacob Lollbach, brother of Johann Georg Lollbach.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Mr A. D. Lollbach, 1970

Exhibited in

Faces of Australia: image, reality and the portrait.

The Artist and the patron

Administrative / Biographical history

Johann Lollbach and his wife Magdelana left Germany for Australia in 1852, where they were employed as general labourers and vine-dressers on Edward Ogilvie's Yulgilbar station. Ogilvie had arranged with the Hamburg Consul in Sydney to recruit German workers, particularly vine-dressers, for his property. Johann was naturalised in 1860 and the coupl...

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

DG 414

Record Identifier

1Jkm82GY

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OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

446318

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