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421670
  • Title
    Album of photographs of actors, actresses, singers, music hall artists and others, ca. 1874-ca. 1900
  • Call number
    PXD 357
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1874-ca. 1900
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    421670
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 album (190 photographs) - includes carte-de-visites
  • Scope and Content
    This album includes a group of photographs by Murell & Co of the casts of operettas which were put on in Sydney in the early 1880's and of actors who appeared on the Sydney stage in the 1880's. There is also a small group of Freeman photographs, most of which are of members of the Italian Opera Co which opened at the Theatre Royal in November 1876. Of the remainder, 35 have been taken off their mounts so as to fit the windows of the album and the rest are a mixture of local and overseas photographs. The earlies dated photo in the album is 1874; a few may predate it.

    See Contents list volume for PXD 357 (under Mitchell Pictures Catalog) for identification of performers and photographers (including Australian, New Zealand and Pacific), photographers listed after performers
  • Source
    Transfer from the Mitchell Library Printed Books collection, ML F927.92/1, 1980
  • Access Conditions

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

    The titles written in pencil on the album pages are all in the hand of Mitchell Library officers and should be discounted. The identifications in the contents list came from the information given on the photographs themselves or in a list of contents by D.S. Mitchell from whose library the album comes.

    Marie Carandini and three daughters (no.12)
    Philip Day (no.126)
    Digital order no:Album ID : 846170
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