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441805
  • Title
    Mort family - collection of photographs, 1858, ca. 1879-1940s
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1858, ca. 1879-1940s
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    441805
  • Physical Description
    Albums - 3 photograph albums
    Photographs - photonegatives
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Businessman, Thomas Sutcliffe Mort (1816-1878) arrived in Sydney in 1838. He married Theresa Shepheard, daughter of James Laidley, in 1841, they had five sons and two daughters. Mort married his second wife, Marianne Elizabeth Macauley in 1874, they had two sons. For further biographical details see the Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol.5, 1851-1890. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1974.
  • Scope and Content
    Collection comprises:
    Album by W. Blackwood of Australian Scenery [1858]
    Photographs of Sydney & N. S. Wales [ca. 1879-1889]
    Photo sketches [family photograph album]
    Early Bodalla glass negatives / taken by Edward Montague Mort, ca. 1893-1903
    Glass plates, Bodalla, Derraquin House ... / all taken by Uncle Ted Mort [Edward Montague Mort]
    Negative collection with index, photographed and compiled by John (Jack) Laidley Mort
  • System of arrangement
    This collection comprises 6 record series. You may navigate to a more detailed description of each series from this collection record.
  • Source
    Purchased June 2004
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