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., William Davies & Co. - Carte de visite photographs. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Photograph of woman seated. Bequeathed by John Murray Harrisson, great grandson of John Lee Archer, 1941. Carte de Visite photographs--small albumen prints, 54.0 mm (2.125 in) × 89 mm (3.5 in) mounted on a card sized 64 mm (2.5 in) × 100 mm (4 in). In the 19th century, cartes de visite were a very popular as calling cards. They had a definite format, which was an international standard.
Photographer printed on verso: Davies & Co./ Photographers / 91 & 94 Bourke Street East opposite the Theatre Royal/ Branch Offices No.5 Collins Street West three doors from Elizabeth Street / Melbourne. William Davies & Co. operated as a photographer between 1855 and 1882 and then in April 1893 as a travelling photographer. RS.123/16

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, Van Diemen's Land, photograph
Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Royal Society Collection
Other Special Collections
Photograph Collection
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RS.123/16

Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2013 05:59
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:49
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