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Title

(A) Portrait of 'Magie', Bunitj NT, aged 20 years 1883 (B) Portrait of 'Amie', Larrakia NT, aged 22 years 1887 (C) Portrait of a woman (D) Portrait of a girl,

1883
1887


Artist

Paul Foelsche

Germany, Australia

1831 - 1914


Details


Dates

1883
1887


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

4 gelatin silver photographs


Dimensions

4 photographs; each 15.2 x 10.2 cm image/sheet; 21.8 x 31.0 cm original card


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1986


Location

Not on display


Accession number

16.1986.11.a-d


Artist information

Paul Foelsche

Works in the collection

22


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Carol Cooper and Alana Harris., Portraits of Oceania, 'Dignity or degradation: Aboriginal portraits from nineteenth century Australia', Sydney, 1997, 19 (illus.). cat.no. 55, part 11a; cat.no. 58, part 11b - both parts are illustrated on the same page.