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Bernhardt Otto Holtermann Samoan photographs, ca. 1879

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PXB 751

Record identifier

n5lVR3w9

Bernhardt Otto Holtermann Samoan photographs, ca. 1879

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Bernhardt Otto Holtermann Samoan photographs, ca. 1879

Full title

Bernhardt Otto Holtermann Samoan photographs, ca. 1879

Date

ca. 1879

Call Numbers

PXB 751

Record Identifier

n5lVR3w9
Physical Description

Contents

18 photographic prints - 19 x 23 cm or smaller - gelatin silver, albumen

12 photographic prints - 10.5 x 14 cm or smaller - gelatin silver, albumen

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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

30 photographs, some titled in German, showing views and group portraits including images of Apia, International Hotel, Apia; Prisoners from Savoi / Lavoi ?; Views on board the Bismarck; Catholic Mission … [group portrait] and Pago Pago Harbour

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Bernhardt Otto Holtermann Samoan photographs, ca. 1879

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NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

"Photographs given to Bernard [i.e. Bernhardt] Otto Holtermann by his friend the Captain of the German warship Bismark, probably 1880" -- on envelope

Attributions / Conjectures

The pencil inscription stating that the photographs were given to Holtermann by the Captain of the Bismarck (Capt Deinhardt) is entirely possible. The photographs of Samoa were probably by Apia photographer John Davis.
The German warship HIMS Bismarck arrived in Sydney from Samoa on 24 August 1879. Co-incidentally, B.O. Holtermann and his famil...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by B. O. Holtermann (grandson of Bernhardt Otto Holtermann, 1838-1885), May 1955

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PXB 751

Record Identifier

n5lVR3w9

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1094424

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