Girard family photographs of Bandjalang [Bundjalung] people, Richmond River, New South Wales, ca. 18...

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Girard family photographs of Bandjalang [Bundjalung] people, Richmond River, New South Wales, ca. 1865

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PXB 133

Record identifier

9arp0r7n

Girard family photographs of Bandjalang [Bundjalung] people, Richmond River, New South Wales, ca. 1865

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Girard family photographs of Bandjalang [Bundjalung] people, Richmond River, New South Wales, ca. 1865

Full title

Girard family photographs of Bandjalang [Bundjalung] people, Richmond River, New South Wales, ca. 1865

Author / Creator

Date

ca. 1865

Call Numbers

PXB 133

Record Identifier

9arp0r7n
Physical Description

Contents

4 photographs - albumen
Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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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

1. [Group portrait, sitting by the river]. Mounted on card 20.3 x 24.5 cm.
2. [Group portrait showing body decoration (and application) including a boomerang, spears, shields and bags]. 15.5 x 23.1 cm, mounted on card 18.1 x 23.1 cm.
3. [Group portrait by the river showing blankets, body decoration (cicatrices), shields and spears]. 18.4 x 24...

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Full title

Girard family photographs of Bandjalang [Bundjalung] people, Richmond River, New South Wales, ca. 1865

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

General note

Title devised by cataloguer, Mar 2004, previously titled "Photographs of aborigines in the Lismore district" (Pictures Card Catalogue). The photographer of numbers 1, 3 & 4 was probably Conrad Wagner. The following article appeared in the Clarence & Richmond Examiner, 31 October 1865. "Views of the Richmond River. - We have been favoured with a s...

Signature / Inscriptions

Captioned in pencil in later hand on reverse "Scene near where Lismore stands today" -- no.1 "A valley which is now the centre of Lismore, (-1865)" -- no.2 "Richmond River (1865) at spot now known as Alstonville" -- no.3 "Scene on the Richmond River over 60 yeras ago" -- no.4 "One of the native servants Lismore Station circa 1865-70 Wilson's Creek....

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Mr J. A. Horniman, Sept. 1975
Pic.Acc.3440

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Living Language: Country, Culture, Community

Administrative / Biographical history

In the 1860s Mary Girard (d. 1876), widow of Francis Girard (1791-1859), acquired Lismore Station on the Richmond River. The Girard family also acquired Dungarubba, on the lower Richmond, as a cattle run. -- Girard family (MLDOC 2468)

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Call Numbers

PXB 133

Record Identifier

9arp0r7n

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Reference code

439934

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