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  • Title
    Anderson family, Ethel Louise Anderson collection of photographs, drawings and realia / compiled by Bethia Foott
  • Level of description
  • Date

    ca. 1831-1977
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    785 photographic prints (9 albums)
    119 drawings - crayon, pencil, watercolour, ink and etchings
    1 painting - oil
    42 negatives
    2 slides
    Approximately 479 photographs - black & white
    3 seals - wax
    1 ear trumpet - silver
    1 fan - silk
    2 medals
    1 cake slicer - silver
    3 printing blocks
    2 photograph frames
    2 miniature photographs

    Ethel Anderson, 1883-1958, poet, artist and author was an important figure in the Sydney literary and artist community of the 1930's and 1940's.
    Austin Anderson, 1868-1949, author, had a distinguished war record and served on the staff of three New South Wales State Governors
    Grace Gwendoline Bethia Anderson, only daughter of Austin Thomas and Ethel Anderson married Colonel T.H.B. (Allan) Foott in 1931 and after his death in 1952 married Herbert Ogden.
  • System of arrangement
    This collection has been arranged according to format. You can navigate to these 19 individual records from this collection record
  • General note

    The collection also included a motion picture film which was transferred onto videotape and the original nitrate film destroyed. The videotape: [Society wedding - Movietone News. Sydney, 192-?] is available at Location Number: NSL:F VB6540. Summary: "Society wedding attracts throng despite rain - hundreds attend nuptials of Miss Bethia Anderson and Lieut. T.H.B. Foott at St. James' Church, Sydney."
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Bethia Foott Ogden annotated many of the items in this collection

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