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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,

1889


Artist

Paul Foelsche

Germany, Australia

1831 - 1914


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

16.1986.1.a-d


Artist information

Paul Foelsche

Works in the collection

22


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Judy Annear, The photograph and Australia, Sydney, Jun 2015, 79 (colour illus.).

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