1872-1876, English, Photograph edition: [Studio portraits in Melbourne] [picture] / Davies & Co. Davies & Co. (Melbourne, Vic.), (photographer.)

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[Studio portraits in Melbourne] Davies & Co
 
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Physical Description
  • 4 photographic prints on cartes de visite mounts : albumen silver ; 11 x 7 cm.
Published
  • [ca. 1872-ca. 1876]
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • [Studio portraits in Melbourne] /​ Davies &​ Co.
Creator
  • Davies &​ Co. (Melbourne, Vic.), (photographer.)
Published
  • [ca. 1872-ca. 1876]
Medium
  • [picture]
Physical Description
  • 4 photographic prints on cartes de visite mounts : albumen silver ; 11 x 7 cm.
Series
Subjects
Target Audience
  • General
Contents
  • Young man standing, whole-length, to right, clean shaven, left hand on hip, right hand resting on back of chair
  • Boy, standing, whole-length, full face, right leg crossed over in front of the left
  • Woman, standing, whole-length, right profile, holding small posy, dress edged on skirt with two rows of contrasting ribbon, one row on sleeves and collar
  • Girl, standing, whole-length, shoulder-length hair, wearing calf-length dress with wide neckline.
Notes
  • Title assigned by cataloguer.
  • Photographer printed on album page below image and printed on verso of card: Davies &​ Co. /​ photographers /​ 91 &​ 94 Bourke St. East /​ opposite the Theatre Royal /​ branch offices /​ No. 5 Collins St. West /​ 3 doors from Elizabeth St.
  • Not dated but Davies worked from Collins St., Melbourne, 1872-1876. Ref.: Australians behind the camera, directory of early Australian photographers, 1841-1945 /​ Sandy Barrie, 2002.
  • Photograph in Scottish made album, cover decorated with scenes of Scotland, front page titled: Photographic Album and has 167 cartes de visite portraits of portraits of men women and children. Photographic record of the influential Scottish influence /​ presence in Port Phillip and colonial Victoria. Mostly from Melbourne with some Scottish relations. Also includes popular portraits of well known personalities; by various photographers; contents list compiled by donor available.
  • This work is out of copyright.
Language
  • English
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