Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] Bardwell's Royal Studio, Ballarat

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Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] Bardwell's Royal Studio, Ballarat

Call numbers

P1/333

Record identifier

1wN2JKkn

Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] Bardwell's Royal Studio, Ballarat

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Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] Bardwell's Royal Studio, Ballarat

Full title

Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] Bardwell's Royal Studio, Ballarat

Date

1871

Call Numbers

P1/333

Record Identifier

1wN2JKkn
Physical Description

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Photographs - 10.5 x 6.1 cm. - carte de visite

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Out of copyright : created before 1955

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Portrait of 2 males, full-length, one seated, Chang at right.

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Full title

Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] Bardwell's Royal Studio, Ballarat

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NOTES

General note

From `Scott family papers' MLMSS 38 Mitchell Library.

Transferred from P1/C (BM), December 2009

Digital order no:a128702

Signature / Inscriptions

Chang Chinese Giant in pencil below image.
Photographer's stamp on reverse.
Chinese characters on reverse.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Pic.Acc.4495

Exhibited in

Eye 4 photography

Administrative / Biographical history

Chang the Chinese Giant was born in 1841 in Canton Province, China. At a claimed 8 feet 2 inches (2.49 metres) tall, he travelled the world as a curiosity for twenty-five years. He arrived in Victoria from America via New Zealand at the end of 1870 and was photographed at Ballarat. He later married his second wife Catherine Santley in Australia, be...

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P1/333

Record Identifier

1wN2JKkn

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1wN2JKkn

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442197

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