John William Lindt - cabinet card

. , John William Lindt - cabinet card , Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia.

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Photograph of a man in uniform holding a sword. Bequeathed by John Murray Harrisson, great grandson of John Lee Archer, 1941. The Cabinet card was produced in the early 1860's, it was 11 X 17cm and usually included extensive logos and information on the reverse side of the card to advertise the photographer’s services. It peaked in popularity in the 1880's. Rounded corners with a single line and large ornate text for photographers name and address, with the studio name taking up the entire back of the card indicates a date 1889-1896. Photographer printed on verso: From J.W. Lindt's studio 7 Collins Street E. Melbourne Australia (with a photographic view of Melbourne). John William Lindt had a studio at 7 Collins Street East, Melbourne from 1876 to 1888
John William Lindt was famous for his images of Clarence River Aborigines and in 1880 he photographed the capture of the Kelly gang at Glenrowan

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
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