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457760
  • Title
    Solferino, Lionsville, Grafton & Australian Aborigines, 1872-1873 / photographed by J.W. Lindt
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 1128
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1872-1873
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    457760
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 16 albumen photoprints - 22.4 x 26.5 cm. - photoprints on gilt-edged card pages removed from an album
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    For a biography of John William Lindt, see: Australian Dictionary of Biography online edition
  • Scope and Content
    1-2. Solferino Township, 1873 [panorama, probably taken in December 1872]
    3. Scene Solferino Township
    4. Solferino Hill
    5. Washpool Creek, Solferino
    6. View - South Grafton from Wilson's Hill
    7. Diggers hut, Solferino, 1872
    8. [Man and three Aborigines]
    9. Diggers' camp, Lionsville
    10. Scene near Lionsville, Clarence District
    11. [Lionsville ?]
    12. Church of England Cemetery, Grafton; Bishop Sawyer's tomb
    13. Australian scene, grasstree
    14. Clarence River Blacks
    15. Clarence River Native, Pemaic
    16. Clarence River Native
  • Source
    Purchased 16 Oct 2007
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Published Information
    For a description of Lindt's photographic views "in and around Solferino" see the Clarence and Richmond Examiner and New England Advertiser, 3 December 1872 and 17 December 1872
  • General note

    Photographs chiefly captioned in ink in contemporary hand
    PXA 1128/1-2 form a panoramic view of Solferino, 1873; signs on the European Hotel (lic. Louis Robinson), J. Havinden's miner's store, Solferino Hotel (lic. James Laird), Albion Hotel (Samuel J. Ferguson) and Harps Family Butcher can be read
    Photographer's blind stamp (nos PXA 1128/1-2,7-13,15-16))
    PXA 1128/7: two signs on the tree between the miners and their hut read: "The Main Top" and "The ... U-Pidee / songs and melodies", the latter with a black & white minstrel image. The miners are posed admiring a gold nugget in the pan. The "miner" on the right, who may be from Lindt's party, is also in PXA 1128/8.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 846276
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Photographs chiefly inscribed "TN Page" in blue ink in a more modern hand
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