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An image of The bird cage by David Octavius Hill, Robert Adamson

David Octavius Hill

(Scotland 1802 – 1870)

Robert Adamson

(Scotland 1821 – 1848)

Title
The bird cage
Year
1843-1847
Media category
Photograph
Materials used
photogravure
Dimensions

21.7 x 16.0 cm image; 28.5 x 22.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1984
Accession number
54.1984
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Natasha Bullock, Reflections in time: 19th century portrait photography, Sydney, 2005. no catalogue numbers

Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, 9. no catalogue numbers

Wayne Tunnicliffe, Bridled Passions, Sydney, 1996. no catalogue numbers

Exhibition history (4)

International Photographs from the Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Jan 1991–14 Apr 1991

Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1993–24 Oct 1993

Bridled Passions, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Nov 1996–02 Feb 1997

Reflections in time: 19th century portrait photography, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Oct 2005–11 Dec 2005