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Rodenberg, Germany 1835 – Hanover, Germany 1914

attributed to

  • Australia from 1858 to 1884, to Germany 1884, Australia 1887-1889, to Germany 1889


manufacturer (organisation)

Photo album c.1877 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: photographs, albums metalwork, brass: pierced, engraved, fabricated, enamelled, stamped, mounted; silver gilt: fabricated, gilt, engraved, mounted; gold: cast, fabricated

Primary Insc: stamped on brass fittings attached to cover: "[mirrored pair of p-shaped figures]"
Secondary Insc: engraved on plaque on cover: "Presented to the Hon.ble Walter Duffield M.L.C. by his Partners/Employees & Agents on the Anniversary of his commencing business in Gawler as a Miller and Merchant/Gawler South Australia. September 1877." crest engraved on plaque on cover: "[pigeon holding a leafy twig]/HONOR ET VERITAS"
Dimensions: closed 30.2 h x 23.2 w x 7.3 d cm open 30.2 h x 48 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1424
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, South Australia