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Portraits of Dr GF Story c. 1860-75

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Story, George Fordyce (1860) Portraits of Dr GF Story c. 1860-75. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A series of photographic portraits of Dr George Fordyce Story, taken c. 1860 - 1870. Some of the portraits are blurry and faint, and have been re-taken several times until the photographer was satisfied. Story was experimenting with photographic paper and chemicals at this time, so the portraits may be self-portraits. From Cotton Family Papers C7/129

Item Type: Other
Keywords: GF Story, George Fordyce Story, photograph, photography, portrait, head and shoulders, nineteenth century photography, Tasmanian photography, Kelvedon, Hobart, social history, Tas, Tasmania, Quaker, experiments in photography, self-portrait
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Quaker Collection
Dr GF Story Collection
Photograph Collection
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Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2014 02:52
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 05:03
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