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64905
  • Title
    Series 01 No. 226: Australian aboriginal cricketers, 1867 / photographed by P. Dawson, Hamilton, Victoria
  • Call number
    DL Pf 140
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1867
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    64905
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - oval photoprint 37 x 26.3 cm., on cardboard 55.8 x 46.2 cm. - 1 oval albumen photoprint comprising 16 oval vignette portraits, pasted onto cardboard onto which has been lithographed letterpress -- a gold border 1 cm. thick circles the photoprint
  • Scope and Content
    The names of the sixteen individual portrait vignettes is identified on each vignette:

    "G. Smith Esq"
    "King Cole"
    "Dick a Dick"
    "Tiger"
    "Mosquita"
    "Mullagh"
    "Harry Rose"
    "Cuzens"
    "Bullocky"
    "Lawrence Captain"
    "Red Cap"
    "Sundown"
    "Twopenny"
    "Tim Draw"
    "Peter"
    "W. R. Hayman Esq"

    At the base of card is a lithographed pen drawing of a heraldic shield supported by a kangaroo and emu. Underneath the shield is printed "Advance Australia".
  • Source
    Presented by Sir William Dixson, 1951
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Transferred from "Views of Australasia" Spencer List number: 3468 Folio Press, no. 226, 1993.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823699
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    "Australian Aboriginal cricketers" printed in banners surrounding photograph
    "Photographed by P. Dawson, Hamilton, Victoria" printed beneath photograph
  • Date note

    Dated from reference to publication of image in Warrnambool Examiner 8 October 1867 cf. entry under Patrick Dawson in Joan Kerr, Dictionary of Australian Artists 1770-1870, 1992. ML location: Ref.1/Q709.94/87A
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