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Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] A. McDonald, Melbourne

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Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] A. McDonald, Melbourne

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P1/334

Record identifier

nmQda05n

Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] A. McDonald, Melbourne

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Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] A. McDonald, Melbourne

Full title

Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] A. McDonald, Melbourne

Author / Creator

Date

1871

Call Numbers

P1/334

Record Identifier

nmQda05n
Physical Description

Contents

1 photographic print - 10.2 x 6.1 cm - carte de visite

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Level of description

Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : created before 1955

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Portrait of 1 male, 1 female, full-length, in Chinese dress, Chang at left

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Chang Chinese Giant [Chang Woo Gow, 1871] / [carte de visite] A. McDonald, Melbourne

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

General note

Transferred from P1/Chang (BM), December 2009

Digital order no:a4260034

Signature / Inscriptions

Chang Chinese Giant in pencil on reverse
Photographer's stamp on reverse
Chinese characters in pencil on reverse

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by A.B. Bertie, March 1953

Administrative / Biographical history

Chang the Chinese Giant was born in 1841 in Canton Province, China. At a claimed 8 feet 2 inches (2.49 metres) tall, he travelled the world as a curiosity for twenty-five years. He arrived in Victoria from America via New Zealand at the end of 1870 and was photographed at Ballarat. He later married his second wife Catherine Santley in Australia, be...

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P1/334

Record Identifier

nmQda05n

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879526

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