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Title

(A) Portrait of a woman (B) Portrait of a woman (C) Portrait of a girl, Limilngan NT, aged 14 years (D) Portrait of a man, Limilngan NT, aged 47 years,

1880s


Artist

Paul Foelsche

Germany, Australia

1831 - 1914


Details


Date

1880s


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

16.1986.7.a-d


Artist information

Paul Foelsche

Works in the collection

22


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Judy Annear, Portraits of Oceania, Sydney, 1997, 46 (illus.), 47 (illus.). cat.no. 48, part 7c; cat.no. 49, part 7d

Helen Ennis and Geoffrey Batchen, Mirror with a memory: Photographic portraiture in Australia, Parkes, 2000. no catalogue numbers