Geo P WRIGHT
United Kingdom 1815
Panorama of Brisbane from New Farm
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique:
photographs, six albumen silver photographs panorama Support: concertina cardboard
Primary Insc: Panel a: L.C.support in pencil, 'Bowen Terrace'
Panel b: L.L.support in pencil, 'From Breakfast Creek / l; [symbol matched to symbol in picture]; C.L. of image, 'Hillside'; L.R.support in pencil, 'Kangaroo'
Panel c: L.L.support [Point]; L.C.support, 'near where the Schooner lies / you Tomahawked the / death-adder'; [flourish]; L.R.support, 'Houses of Parliament / and / Botanical Gardens. / [flourish] / ASN Co. Wharf'
Panel d: L.L.support in pencil, 'Catholic Cathedral / and / Old Gaol hill & / Post Office / [flourish]'; L.C.support, 'Town Hall, Queen St / Bonded Stores on / Raffs Wharf / [flourish]'; L.Rsupport, 'Custom house / Kangi Point / Ferry / [flourish]'
Panel e: L.L.support in pencil, 'Wickham Terrace / and / old Windmill / (now the Observatory) / [flourish]'; L.L.C.support, 'Gasworks'; L.R.support, 'Leichardt Street - / leading to / Fortitude Valley. / [flourish]'
Panel f: L.L.support, 'Convent - Bad cess to it.'; L.C.support, 'Bowen Terrace. / to:'
Secondary Insc: Studio stamp on verso cover in purple ink:
'GEO. P. WRIGHT
Group and Landscape Photographer
James Street, Fortitude Valley
overall 18.0 h x 108.0 w cm
: Purchased 2011 Accession No
: NGA 2011.1040 Subject
: Portrait: male