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Sydney University and Edmund Blacket stereo-ambrotypes, 1857 / attributed to Professor John Smith

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MIN 504 , MIN 505 , MIN 506

Record identifier

nGm4Z6jY

Sydney University and Edmund Blacket stereo-ambrotypes, 1857 / attributed to Professor John Smith

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Sydney University and Edmund Blacket stereo-ambrotypes, 1857 / attributed to Professor John Smith

Full title

Sydney University and Edmund Blacket stereo-ambrotypes, 1857 / attributed to Professor John Smith

Author / Creator

Date

1857

Call Numbers

MIN 504 , MIN 505 , MIN 506

Record Identifier

nGm4Z6jY
Physical Description

Contents

3 photographs - image (x 2) 7 x 7 cm on glass 8.2 x 15.2 cm - stereoscopic ambrotype, on card and bound with blue paper tape

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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

MIN 504
Edmund Blacket

MIN 505
Clerk of Works and the Foreman of Carpenters

MIN 506
General view

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Sydney University and Edmund Blacket stereo-ambrotypes, 1857 / attributed to Professor John Smith

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Author / Creator

NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

Inscriptions in Edmund Blacket's hand on the reverse of each stereo-ambrotype:

"No.5 Myself under the Arch of the Ante-Room door, inside the Hall." [Edmund Blacket]
"No.11 The Clerk of Works & the Foreman of Carpenters under the back Arch of the main Entrance, under the Central Tower."
"No. 7 The principal Entrance under the Central To...

Date note

Made ca. 1857, these images predate the known 1859 Smith wet plate negatives of the construction of Sydney University held in the Macleay Museum

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Peter Myers, September 2012

Administrative / Biographical history

For biographies of Edmund Blacket and Professor John Smith, see: Australian Dictionary of Biography Online. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au (accessed March, 2008)

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MIN 504 , MIN 505 , MIN 506

Record Identifier

nGm4Z6jY

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978239

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