Walter William THWAITES

London 1812 /1816 – Parramatta, Sydney 1888

attributed to

  • Australia c.1834

Santos Salvado

Spain 1811 – 1894

attributed to

  • Australia from 1869-1879

Not titled [New Norcia Benedictine mission: Priest nursing boy with Aboriginal men ‘Chiuck’ and ‘Biug’ wearing skin cloak standing l-r, and mission boys seated on floor] c.1875 1867 Place made: Benedictine Mission, New Norcia, Western Australia, Australia
Creation Notes: the image was used for an 1879 French translation of Bishop Salavado’s 1851 book, 'Memorie storiche dell Australia particolamente della Missione Benedittina di Nuova Norcia'. It appears the photographer is Walter W. Thwaites and date see notes
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, cardboard; paper; photographic emulsion albumen silver photograph, carte-de-visite Support: cardboard

Dimensions: composition 8.0 h x 5.7 w cm card 10.5 h x 6.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2012
Accession No: NGA 2012.938
Subject: Portrait: group
  • Acquired by vendor at Los Angeles Photo Fair February 2012 , from an American dealer