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  • Title
    [Toll-bar, King Street, at Newtown railway station] / American & Australasian Photographic Company
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    [ca. 1870-1872]
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  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 6.3 x 9.4 cm. - carte de visite
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  • General note

    From a collection of 19 photographs of the Meek family, Marrickville and Sydney (see P1/Meek Family, Mitchell Library)
    Tollgate keeper, Billy Meek lived in the small gatehouse for 30 years.
    Reference: Marrickville : people and places / Chrys Meader, Richard Cashman, Anne Carolan. Sydney : Hale & Iremonger, 1994 (pp.65-6)
    Photograph dated from American & Australasian Photographic Co. entry in: The mechanical eye in Australia / Alan Davies & Peter Stanbury. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1985
    Digital order no:a089755
    This item has been catalogued and digitised under a project funded and supported by the State Library of New South Wales Foundation, 2001.
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Photographer's label partially visible on reverse
    "Toll bar gates at Newtown ...? Uncle Billy Meek / Brother of James" -- on reverse
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