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Record title

Album of photographs of Sydney & country New South Wales, ca. 1871 / American & Australasian Photographic Company

Call numbers

PXA 933

Record identifier

9WZM7jzY

Album of photographs of Sydney & country New South Wales, ca. 1871 / American & Australasian Photographic Company

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Album of photographs of Sydney & country New South Wales, ca. 1871 / American & Australasian Photographic Company

Full title

Album of photographs of Sydney & country New South Wales, ca. 1871 / American & Australasian Photographic Company

Date

ca. 1871

Call Numbers

PXA 933

Record Identifier

9WZM7jzY
Physical Description

Contents

234 photographs (1 album) - 31 x 27 cm. - cartes-de-visite

1 photograph - 20 x 15 cm. - gelatin silver, printing-out paper photoprint

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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Issue Copy

Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Album:
1. Parramatta River
2. A.S.N. Co.'s Slip from Sydney
3. Goulburn Church
4. Ra[n]dwick
5. Darling St, Balmain
6. Public School, Redfern
7. [Elevated view of unidentified country town]
8. Gas Works, Sydney
9. [Man and horse in paddock, unidentified church at right. Cf. church in 186]
10. A.S.N.Co.'s Wharf, Sydney<...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Album of photographs of Sydney & country New South Wales, ca. 1871 / American & Australasian Photographic Company

NOTES

General note

This album was possibly second prize in a competition run by the Company, as advertised in the Sydney Morning Herald on 12 May 1871

Digital order no:Album ID : a5743096

Signature / Inscriptions

"Conyber Bookbinder, 13 Park Street, Sydney" -- printed on decal affixed to inside front cover "American & Australasian Photographic Company, Sydney Office, 324 George Street, Beaufory Merlin" -- printed on card affixed to inside front cover Rudimentary pencil sketch of a kangaroo head on inside back cover Handwritten album inscriptions in pencil i...

Conservation note

Album - spine broken and covering worn.
Photograph - Creased and torn with piece missing from bottom left corner.

Description source

No. 134 previously titled [Main street of unidentified NSW country town]. Identified by Tom Thompson, February 2009.
Nos. 25, 64, 111, 216 identified by Ben Jackman, 2013.
Nos. 44, 48, 81, 87, 96, 121, 136, 138, 147, 173, 184, 202, 211, 233 identified by Ireen Lark, 2015.
Nos. 117, 204 and 207 identified by Ireen Lark, April 2018.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented July 2001

Exhibited in

UNESCO Six

Administrative / Biographical history

Beaufoy Merlin and the American and Australasian Photographic Company arrived in Sydney from Victoria in September 1870. The studio did views, street scenes and later portraits. In March 1872 Merlin and his assistant Charles Bayliss moved to the goldfields town of Hill End. It was on this site that many carte-de-visite portraits were taken. Refer...

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 933

Record Identifier

9WZM7jzY

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9WZM7jzY

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

420926

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