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commenced 1895 – 1920


Picturesque Western Australia c.1907 Description: Photograph album (220 x 265 mm), pictorial green cloth with gilt lettering (lightly rubbed, a few stains), containing 24 tipped-in silver gelatin photographs
Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: photographs, albums, gelatin silver photographs mounted each side of page Support: green cloth covers with gilt lettering

Edition Notes: Dealer opinion is that the work is not a private travel album but possibly a prototype for an unpublished book.
Primary Insc: cover inscribed in gilt letters ' PICTURESQUE WESTERN AUSTRALIA' 1. Mundaring Weir. 2. Aborigines outside shelter. 3. Aborigines dressed for mourning ceremony in front of raised burial platform. 4. St George's Terrace, Perth 1906. 5. Hay Street, Perth. 6. Perth from Mt Eliza. 7. South Perth 1907. 8. Swan River from National Park, Perth. 9. Piesse's Orchard, Katanning. 10. Wild flowers. 11. Gathering wild flowers. 12. From Darlington Heights. 13. Hill stream, Darlington. 14. Among the hills, Darlington. 15. Newmarracarra, Geraldton district. 16. A fertile land
Secondary Insc: images blind-stamped Greenham & Evans, Perth, W.A.
Dimensions: image (each) 16.0 h x 20.5 w cm album closed 22.0 h x 26.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2012
Accession No: NGA 2012.1810