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  • Title
    Lieut. T. De La Condamine (A.D.C. to Governor Darling) / [ambrotype portrait taken ca. 1852-1855 by] Mr. Kilburn, 234 Regent Street
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  • Call number
    MIN 20
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    [ca. 1852-1855]
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422992
  • Issue Copy
    Copy print : MIN 20
    Available on open access in the Mitchell Library Reading Room
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - in leather case 12.3 x 10 cm. - ambrotype, hand-coloured
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Thomas De La Condamine (1797-1873) arrived in Sydney in 1825 with Governor Darling as aide-de-camp. Condamine was the secretary of the Australian Subscription Library from its inception in 1826 until he left New South Wales in 1831. For further biographical information see the Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol. 1. Carlton, Vic : Melbourne University Press, 1968.
  • General note

    Titled from accompanying label.
    "By appointment / Mr. Kilburn / 234 Regent Street" -- on case cover
    Dated from the period Kilburn had his studio at 234 Regent Street, London -- Reference: Directory of English photographers, 1840 to 1940 / compiled and written by Sandy Barrie. [S. Barrie], 1997
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