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442170
  • Title
    Ben Hall, 1863 / [carte de visite copy photograph] Freeman Brothers, Sydney
  • Creator
  • Call number
    P1/693
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1863
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    442170
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 photograph - carte de visite - image 4.6 x 3.8 cm., on card 10 x 6.3 cm.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Bushranger, Benjamin Hall (1837-1865), was ambushed and shot by the police, near Forbes on 5 May 1865.

    Reference: Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol.4, 1851-1890. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1972.
  • Scope and Content
    Head and shoulders portrait
  • Source
    Purchased from Berkelouw, Catalogue Vol.4 No.3, item 1900, 1963. Pic.Acc.75
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Transferred from P1/H (BM)
    Digital order no:a128701
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    "Description of Ben Hall / About 28 years of age, 5 feet 9 / inches high, stout build (would / weigh about 13 stone 7 lbs) figure / erect, respectable appearance / light brown wavy hair, short / light beard thick but darker near / his throat and jaws, pleasing / expression of countenance, soft / grey eyes, handsome nose / inclined to be hooked and thin / compressed lips - sometimes / [wears] beard & whiskers and / sometimes only beard. / This is considered a good / likeness - / PG [Police Gazette] 1863 Page 350" -- inscribed in ink on reverse over the photographer's stamp
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