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153061
  • Title
    Frederick William Neitenstein papers : pictorial material, ca. 1883-1911
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXD 1117
    R 1093
    R 1094
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1883-1911
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    153061
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - on mount 35.5 x 50.5 cm. or smaller - 14 photoprints
    Albums - 36.5 x 27 cm. - 1 album (ca. 100 photoprints)
    Objects - 2 aprons - 1 sash
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    For biographical information on Neitenstein, prison reformer and prominent Freemason, see the Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol.10
    The names of the Mount Rennie youths: William Hill, Michael Donnellan, Joseph Martin, William Boyce, George Duffy, William Newman, Hugh Miller, George Keegan and Robert Read
  • Scope and Content
    PXD 1117
    Portraits of Neitenstein (including one in Masonic apron) and official functions ; Prisoners exercising at Darlinghurst Gaol (including eight of the Mount Rennie, Moore Park gang "The Waterloo Push", convicted of rape in Nov 1886.) ca. 1884-1886

    Album of chiefly European views

    R 1093
    Masonic apron, 33 cm x 43 cm, with metal attachments, and gold fringe. One attachment has New South Wales

    R 1094
    Masonic apron, 30 cm x 36 cm, with 1 purple and gold attachment, and gold tassel. One tassel missing.
    One purple sash, with gold fringe and gold motif.

    Forms part of the Frederick William Neitenstein papers at MLMSS 1833
  • Source
    Presented 1969 Pic.Acc.1710
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Pic.Acc. Upgrade Project - Information transferred from Pic.Acc.1710 as part of the eRecords Project 2011-2012
  • Attributions / conjectures

    Information on the Rennie Boys from Ms D. Beck, researching Darlinghurst Gaol and verified from prisoners portraits from State Records (16 Apr 2004)
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