Slide glass / Lantern

Registration number
35021
Item name
Slide glass / Lantern 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Mr Charles Kerry  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > South east Queensland > Brisbane
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1986 
Acquisition method
by Dr Donald J. Tugby 
Raw material
photographic emulsion, glass
Dimensions
H: 85 mm W: 85 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

A vignette of Archibald Meston in a field, left arm outstretched holding a boomerang, right arm relaxed also holding a boomerang; Meston wears black trousers.

Research notes

"From glass negative/lantern slide - no caption" [catalogue card note]. Archibald Meston; photo taken in Brisbane 1890s.

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition publication "Wild Australia: Meston's Wild Australia Show, 1892-1893"; exhibition curated by Michael Aird and Mandana Mapar, curatorial research Paul Memmott, 20 February - 10 July, 2015.

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