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Austria 1902 – Australia 1985

  • Australia from 1939

Mount Kosciuszko 7300' Christmas 1951 1951 Place made: Mount Kosciuszko, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph

Primary Insc: Not signed. Dated reverse, upper right, blue pen and ink '... Christmas 1951 ...'
Secondary Insc: Inscribed reverse, upper, blue pen and ink 'first ascendence by a polish mounte / neer [sic]. He cold [sic] it Kosciusko and / the Aussis [sic] say / cohsiascoh. Mount Kosciusko 7300' / ... / some years ago, a young Austrian / boy perrished [sic] here in a storm. / the parents built the hut in his / memory - the only for many / miles.
Dimensions: printed image 12.6 h x 9.0 w cm sheet 13.0 h x 9.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the Estate of Margaret Michaelis-Sachs
Accession No: NGA 86.1384.493
Subject: Archival (Photography)