Album of photographs of family and friends, ca. 1863-1892 / [possibly compiled David Scott Mitchell]

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Album of photographs of family and friends, ca. 1863-1892 / [possibly compiled David Scott Mitchell]

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PXC 831

Record identifier

9gkdbDD9

Album of photographs of family and friends, ca. 1863-1892 / [possibly compiled David Scott Mitchell]

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Album of photographs of family and friends, ca. 1863-1892 / [possibly compiled David Scott Mitchell]

Full title

Album of photographs of family and friends, ca. 1863-1892 / [possibly compiled David Scott Mitchell]

Date

ca. 1863-1892

Call Numbers

PXC 831

Record Identifier

9gkdbDD9
Physical Description

Contents

1 album (containing 170 carte de visite photoprints) - 28 x 23.5 x 6.4 cm. - with gilt edges and two brass clasps for closing mechanism

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Out of copyright : Created before 1955

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

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Album contains mainly studio portrait photographs from various photographers in Australia and the United Kingdom. One photograph is of a homestead with people at the front of the property (No.86). Photographs include:

David Scott Mitchell (No. 166)
James Mitchell (Nos. 1, 15, 30, 158, 160)
Augusta Maria Mitchell (No. 2)
Sarah Anne S...

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Full title

Album of photographs of family and friends, ca. 1863-1892 / [possibly compiled David Scott Mitchell]

NOTES

General note

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Signature / Inscriptions

Photographers stamp on reverse of most photographs.

The inscriptions on the reverse of Nos. 49 and 168 are difficult to decipher.

No. 101 is signed by Rose Scott.

No. 121 bears inscription, "For Mrs Mitchell".

No. 160 has an invitation to Mr Mitchell from Mrs Alfred Sandeman affixed to the reverse.

Description source

Sir John Young (No. 36) has been identified by another copy held in the Portrait file P1/Y Mitchell Library. The woman with Young cannot be his daughter as he died without issue.
Reference: Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol.6, 1851-1890. Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne University Press, 1976

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907

No. 66 is a later insertion and was presented by Miss M. Windeyer in Nov. 1926.

Exhibited in

Flesh & Blood: Family Connections in Sydney 1788-1998

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PXC 831

Record Identifier

9gkdbDD9

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430929

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