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New Lambton Colliery, Newcastle, New South Wales, photograph by Beaufoy Merlin

Call numbers

SPF/3588

Record identifier

9PQWVL2n

New Lambton Colliery, Newcastle, New South Wales, photograph by Beaufoy Merlin

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New Lambton Colliery, Newcastle, New South Wales, photograph by Beaufoy Merlin

Full title

New Lambton Colliery, Newcastle, New South Wales, photograph by Beaufoy Merlin

Date

approximately 1870

Call Numbers

SPF/3588

Record Identifier

9PQWVL2n
Physical Description

Contents

1 photograph - 6.2 x 10.4 cm - albumen, carte de visite

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Level of description

Fonds

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Out of copyright

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

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Carte de visite photograph of a coal mine site showing a group of men standing in front of plant equipment, a coal loader, and mine carts. ‘New Lambton Colliery’ is displayed on a building sign in the background. It is possible that the two men on the far left wearing waistcoats are mine owners and brothers Alexander and James Brown.

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

New Lambton Colliery, Newcastle, New South Wales, photograph by Beaufoy Merlin

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

‘Beaufoy Merlin’ inscribed in ink on verso.

Date note

Date based on advertisements listing the American & Australasian Photographic Company premises at 11 Barrack Street, Sydney.

Description source

Title devised by cataloguer. Stamp on verso ‘American & Australasian Photographic Company, Sydney Office, 11 Barrack Street and 324 George St.’

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Douglas Stewart Fine Books, August 2020

Administrative / Biographical history

The New Lambton Colliery, Newcastle, was established by brothers James and Andrew Brown, who began to work the coal on the New Lambton Estate in 1967.

Beaufoy Merlin began his photographic career in Victoria in 1866, later forming the American and Australasian Photographic Company with Charles Bayliss.

References:
'Holtermann Collection'. State Library of New South Wales. Accessed 21 September 2020. https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/research-and-collections/significant-collections/holtermann-collection
"Newcastle Collieries.—V." Australian Town and Country Journal, 7 December 1889, page 24. Accessed 21 September 2020. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/page/5435991...

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Call Numbers

SPF/3588

Record Identifier

9PQWVL2n

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OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

9651802

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