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Title

Troopships leaving Albany, W.A.

1915, printed later


Artist

William Fell

Australia

1892 - 1918


About

William Hewitt Fell was a student and associate of Harold Cazneaux. Born in Longwood, Victoria, Fell enlisted in 1914 and was killed in Palestine in 1918. Little is known of Fell except that he was close to the Cazneaux family and sent gifts back to Harold and his wife from the Middle East. He also sent his undeveloped film to Cazneaux who developed and printed his photographs with Cecil Bostock.


Details


Date

1915, printed later


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

16.7 x 18.5 cm image/sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Rainbow Johnson, Robert Johnson and Sally Garrett 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

121.2005


Artist information

William Fell

Works in the collection

3