B & W photograph

Registration number
31618
Item name
B & W photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
George William Perry  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Victoria > South coast and riverine region > Melbourne
Map
Collector
George William Perry 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
by Unrecorded 
Dimensions
H: 90 mm W: 60 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Sepia toned photograph of three men posed for the camera in a studio setting. One is sitting on a kangaroo rug, two others are standing and holding a boomerang and club respectively. This black and white photo is mounted on white card bearing the printing; 'PERRY. 49 Elizabeth St Melbourne'.

Research notes

Attributed to George William Perry. Perry worked in 49 Elizabeth St., Melbourne between the years 1863-1872 [ref. Australians behind the camera, directory of early Australian photographers, 1841-1945 / Sandy Barrie, 2002]. "Lettering on the front: 49 Elizabeth Street Melbourne" [Catalogue Card Note].

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