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441968
  • Title
    Scott family - collection of photographs mainly comprising group portraits and photographs of towns including Grenfell, Newcastle, and Sydney, ca. 1866-1914
  • Call number
    PXA 1031
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    ca. 1866-1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    441968
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 46 photographs (comprising 17 cabinet - 20 carte-de-visite - 7 irregular - 2 sheets of half-tone photoprints) - 16.3 x 25.5 cm. or smaller
    Prints - 1 print - 21.9 x 29.8 cm.
  • Scope and Content
    PORTRAITS AND GROUPS (Nos. 1 to 20)
    1-5. [Actors and Actresses - Japanese women and man in traditional dress, ca. 1883-1884] / Tuttle & Co.
    6. Australian Cricketers [comprising] Bonnor, Palmer, Blackham, Boyle, Spofforth, Murdoch, Bannerman, Cooper, McDonnell, Griffin, Scott / London Stereoscopic Compy.
    7. The Bishops of the Dioceses in Australia and Tasmania ... 1884 / J. Hubert Newman
    8. First Legislative Assembly of N.S. Wales Elected Under New Electoral Act of 1880 / Freeman & Co.
    9. First Ministry under Responsible Government, 1856 [N.S.W. Legislative Council, copy print]
    10. Newcastle Cricket Club Taken 1870 [with names of some players listed in pencil on reverse] / American & Australasian Photographic Co.
    11. Newcastle Synod [Church of England] / A. Clack, Landscape & Architectural Photographer, Newcastle
    12. New Guinea Expedition, ca. 1885 / Tuttle & Co.
    13. Sons of the Empire. Premiers of Self-Governing Colonies, & c. [with key to names on reverse. Imperial Conference, 1894] / Elliot & Fry
    14. [Soudan Contingent]
    15. Sydney Liedertafel New South Wales Dec. 1883 / Freeman & Co.
    16. [University of Sydney, Women's College]
    17. U.S.S. "Tuscarora" [portraits of officers] / Bradley and Rulofson
    18-20. [Unidentified portraits, formerly ascribed to Scott family members. Includes two women and two children on a verandah; three men amongst rocks; two members of the Light Horse, WWI]
    PLACES (Nos. 21 to 40)
    21. Grenfell 1870 [showing W. Booth and Australian Joint Stock Bank]
    22. Grenfell 1870 [showing streetscape with Australian Hotel, Oriental Bank, and Sippel Bro. Tobacconists]
    23. Grenfell Church 1870
    24. Hill End - snowstorm on 4th Oct/ 72 [i.e. 1872] / American & Australasian Photographic Company, Hill End
    25. Peeps in Sunny New South Wales / W. Bursle, Lithogow. "Explorers Tree, Katoomba" [on reverse]
    26. [Residence at Maitland with two males at the front, ca. 1886-1888] / [signed in ink on reverse] "H.B. Ballard Photo Maitland"
    27. [Christ Church cathedral, Newcastle / A. Smithers, Hunter St, Newcastle
    28. [Great Northern Hotel, Newcastle] / American & Australasian Co.
    29. [T. Hull Tailor and E. Francis Cheap Boot Shop, photograph of shared building with men and children on the verandah] "From small houses with shops adjoining the Prince Street store two only are let at present, they greatly improve that part of the street" [inscribed in ink on reverse] / American & Australasian Co.
    30. [The Parsonage, Newcastle] / George Rosenthall
    31. Rockhampton 1868 [later print showing Old Criterion Hotel, streetscape, Palmer's Store] "Kind Regards 10/7/17 G.L. Curtis"
    32. Rockhampton 1868 [later copies of photographs showing Denham St, T. Ingham (swagman), old log hut of Sir A.Macartney Waverley]
    33. Christ Church, East End [St Laurence]. Photographic Illustrations of Sydney. The Streets, Public Buildings, Views in the Harbour ... / Chaffer Photo, Published by J.R. Clarke
    34. [Sydney Town Hall - interior view of memorial] / Madame Praeger
    35. [Triumphal Arch - Circular Quay, Royal Visit, 1868] / J.H. Newman
    36. [Triumphal Arch - Hyde Park, Royal Visit, 1868] / J.H. Newman
    37. Peace Arch July 1919
    38-39. [Churches - unidentified] / American & Australasian Photographic Co.
    40. [Railway yard with rocks in carriages - unidentified] / American & Australasian Photographic Co.
    SHIPS (Nos. 41 to 43)
    41. H.M.S. Brisk taken in 1866. [With dedication on reverse] "For Miss Rose Scott with Mr Freemantle's kind regards"
    42. [City of Newcastle shipwreck, 1878, with inscription on reverse] "R. Scott for Papa-"
    43. Rescue of the Crew of the "Lismore" By Means of Manby's Rocket Apparatus, July 1866 [photograph of drawing] / Newman
    MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS (Nos. 44 to 47)
    44. "This is Dover", a thoroughbred bay horse imported by Robert and Helenus Scott of Glenden, Hunter Valley in 1836 ... [typed on reverse] / J.F. Herring Pinxt. Jn o R. Scott Sculpt [print of original painting by John Frederick Herring]
    45. [Henry Kendall's grave and memorial]
    46. The Victorian Bridal Gift to the Princess of Wales / Batchelder & O'Neill [Inscribed on reverse] "1864 December from Aunt Grace"
    47. [Embroidered bag]
  • System of arrangement
    Alhabetically within subject area
  • Source
    Transfer from Mitchell Library Small Picture File (SPF) and Small Portrait Groups (SPG), July 2004.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Photographs created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales<br>
  • General note

    Nos. 35 & 36 were identified by comparison with PXB 258
    Another copy of No.44 is located at SSV*/Hor/2.
    From the `Scott family papers' (MLMSS 38 Mitchell Library)
    This material was formerly located in the Mitchell Library Portrait File (P1), and forms part of the pictorial material of the Scott family papers.
    A list of pictorial material from the Scott family collection, is available in the "Guide to the Papers of the Scott Family in the Mitchell Library, Sydney. Part 1 (1979)", pp. 36-41, Mitchell Library.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1178233
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Most photographs are identified on reverse.
    Many bear photographer's stamp on reverse and/or below image.
    Some photographs are dated.
    A few have dedications handwritten on the reverse.
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