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127515
  • Title
    William James Chidley pictorial material, 1888-1927
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 1276
    ON 422
    V/120
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1888-1927
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    127515
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised : V/120; PXA 1276
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - on mount 29.5 x 24.5 cm. or smaller - 2 photoprints
    Photographs - 16.5 x 12 cm. or smaller - masking on surface - 5 glass photonegatives
    Ephemera - 9 x 14 cm. - 2 postcards (1 silver gelatin photoprint)
    Posters - 51 x 76 cm. or smaller - 2 posters, col.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    For more detailed biographical information see Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol.7, pp.635-636
  • Scope and Content
    PXA 1276
    Contains four photographs including portraits of W. J. Chidley; photograph of Metheringham [i.e. Meatheringham] outside Darlinghurst Gaol 1927?; and scene of a Chidley meeting in the Domain, Sydney, 1927

    ON 422
    Contains portraits of W. J. Chidley; scene of a Chidley meeting in the Domain, Sydney, 1927; and Chidley `disciple' H. Metheringham [i.e. Meatheringham] outside Darlinghurst Gaol after being fined for selling "The Answer"

    V / 120
    Posters advertising Chidley's `Lecture to men and women on health, diet and clothing' at Hogan's Centennial Hall, Cowra; and `Mr Chidley "The Answer" is coming'
  • Source
    Presented by H. Meatheringham, 1967 Pic.Acc.1175
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian - Applies to ON 422
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Applies to photographs created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    W. J. Chidley, philosopher and eccentric, published his unorthodox theories on sex, food and clothing in 1911, in "The Answer: a philosophical essay". Location Number: ML 612.6/50A1 Mitchell Library

    Transfer from Manuscripts Section (William James Chidley papers) Location Number: MLMSS 143 Mitchell Library
    Digital order no:Album ID : 874566
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Yours sincerely W. J. Chidley signed in pen at lower edge (No.3)
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