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  • Title
    [Studio portrait of unknown woman, ca. 1858 / hand coloured ambrotype attributed to Thomas Glaister]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DL Pa 63
  • Level of description
  • Date

    [ca. 1858]
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - visible image, oval 18.3 x 13.2 cm., in frame with gilt mat, 22.5 x 17.4 cm. - 1 ambrotype (whole plate, hand coloured)

    American-trained professional photographer Thomas Glaister opened a Sydney studio in Pitt Street in 1855. For further biographical details see The Dictionary of Australian artists : painters, sketchers, photographers and engravers to 1870 / edited by Joan Kerr. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1992.
  • Scope and Content
    Seated, three-quarter length studio portrait of a
    young woman in a boned bodice tartan dress with wide pagoda sleeves and embroidered white undersleeves or engageantes, holding a small spray of flowers in one hand.
  • Source
    Sir William Dixson Library
  • Access Conditions

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

    Attributed to Glaister by the Curator of Photographs, State Library of NSW, 2004
    Digital order no:a128696
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    m/a 6776 -- pencilled on label on reverse
  • Subject
  • Topic
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