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Collection

Paul Foelsche

(Germany, Australia 1831 – 1914)

Title
(A) Portrait of man, Alligator River, Bunitj NT, aged 27 years (B) Portrait of a girl, Bunitj or Woolna NT, aged 15 years (C) Portrait of a man, 'Young Davy' Alligator R. Jan, aged 27 years (D) Portrait of a man, 'Charley' Alligator River, aged 47 years
Year
1889
Media category
Photograph
Materials used
4 gelatin silver photographs
Dimensions

4 photographs; each 15.2 x 10.2 cm image/sheet; 21.8 x 29.0 cm original card

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1986
Accession number
16.1986.1.a-d
Copyright
Unable to display image due to cultural restrictions
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Carol Cooper and Alana Harris., Portraits of Oceania, Dignity or degradation: Aboriginal portraits from nineteenth century Australia', Sydney, 1997, 19 (illus.). cat.no. 41, part 1a; cat.no. 42, part 1b

Exhibition history (2)

Works from the Photography Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Feb 1989–15 May 1989

Portraits of Oceania, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Aug 1997–26 Oct 1997