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Photographs of the wedding of Esther Ann Mather to Charles Henry Robey and the wedding dress worn by Esther.

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Robey, Esther Ann and Robey, Charles Henry (1884) Photographs of the wedding of Esther Ann Mather to Charles Henry Robey and the wedding dress worn by Esther. University of Tasmania Library, Special & Rare Material Collections. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Esther Ann Mather was the daughter of Joseph Benson Mather who operated a drapery business in Liverpool Street, Tasmania, Australia. Esther married Charles Henry Robey, also of the Quaker Faith on the 23rd of July 1884. A number of prominent Tasmanian Quaker families attended the wedding, including Ann Pollard Mather who was present at first Meeting for Discipline in Hobart in 1833. Photograph titled 'Wedding of Charles Henry Robey and Esther Ann Mather': shows wedding party of the Robey Wedding (held by University of Tasmania Library, Special and Rare Materials Collection).Photograph titled 'Robey Wedding Photo Back': shows the handwritten notes indicating the identities of the wedding party. Photograph titled 'Esther Robey's (nee Mather) wedding dress': shows Esther's grey Quaker style wedding dress (held by Society of Friends' Meeting House Collection. Photograph titled 'Detail of Esther Robey's (nee Mather) wedding dress': shows detail of the back of Esther Robey's wedding dress . Photograph titled 'Detail of buttons of Esther Robey's (nee Mather) wedding dress': shows a detailed close up image of the dress' buttons.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Quaker, Wedding Dress, Hobart, Society of Friends, Esther Robey, Charles Henry Robey, Esther Ann Mather, Van Diemen's Land, Van Diemens Land, Tasmania
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library, Special & Rare Material Collections
Additional Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement. Reference: Michael Bennett, Quaker Life in Tasmania: The First Hundred Years, University of Tasmania Library, 2007. Photographs of the wedding dress taken by Gillian Ward.
Date Deposited: 17 May 2007
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:14
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/931
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