Nicholas CAIRE

Guernsey, United Kingdom 1837 – Australia 1918

  • Australia from 1858

Bancroft Bay c.1888-94
Collection Title: Gippsland Scenery
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph

Primary Insc: Titled l.c. stamp, "GIPPSLAND SCENERY' Titled label reverse l.l. "GIPPSLAND SCENERY/No 26/BANCROFT BAY/Lake King is a very large sheet of water/It is teeming with fish, and its surface is dark-/ened with hundreds of thousands of black swan. Bancroft Bay is situated on this lake" Stamp l.c. "TOORAK ROAD, SOUTH YARRA"
Dimensions: printed image 16.3 h x 20.6 w cm card 18.6 h x 22.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1381