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Glass lantern slides of 'Our Colonies - Australia', ca 1910 by W. Butcher & Sons

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Glass lantern slides of 'Our Colonies - Australia', ca 1910 by W. Butcher & Sons

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SLIDES 305

Record identifier

9AL4OQjY

Glass lantern slides of 'Our Colonies - Australia', ca 1910 by W. Butcher & Sons

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Glass lantern slides of 'Our Colonies - Australia', ca 1910 by W. Butcher & Sons

Full title

Glass lantern slides of 'Our Colonies - Australia', ca 1910 by W. Butcher & Sons

Author / Creator

Date

ca 1910

Call Numbers

SLIDES 305

Record Identifier

9AL4OQjY
Physical Description

Contents

8 slides (1 box) - 8.3 x 8.3 cm. in original cardboard box, 9.1 x 9.1 x 3.4 cm. - coloured glass lantern, bound around edge with black paper tape

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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

SLIDES

8 individual coloured slides numbered 17 to 24 in original box 9.1 x 9.1 x 3.4 cm.

Primus Junior Lecturers’ Series, series no. 742 of series B:

17 Government House, Melbourne

18 Sydney harbour

19 Gold mining, Past and Present

20 Sheep Shearing

21 Richmond River, N.S.Wales

22 In the Bush...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Glass lantern slides of 'Our Colonies - Australia', ca 1910 by W. Butcher & Sons

Variant title

Also known as: Primus Junior Lecturers' Series

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

General note

A copy of the original lecture notes for ‘Our Colonies, Australia’ is held on Mitchell file ML 14/15.

References for lantern slide comparison with photographs:

17 Government House, Melbourne
Compared with Government House Melbourne from Australian Pictures by Howard Willoughby of the Melbourne Argus, 1886, p.37

18 Sydney H...

Date note

Examination of the images shows they were taken from known photographs and engravings made between 1876 and 1904. The earliest is from the Illustrated London News 1876 and the latest from a Melvin Vaniman panorama of Sydney in 1904.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Douglas Stewart Fine Books, April 2014

Administrative / Biographical history

‘Our Colonies, Australia’ were part of the Primus Junior Lecturers’ Series. They were produced by the London firm of W. Butcher & Sons. ca 1910. The slides themselves were produced by a chromolithographic process and sold as a set of eight in a cardboard box for 2/- per set. The series was divided into series A, B, and C.

Series A was descri...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

SLIDES 305

Record Identifier

9AL4OQjY

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9AL4OQjY

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Reference code

1133803

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