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Title

Group portrait of Fred B Schell, W C Fitler, "Hop" (L Hopkins), Phil May, Julian Ashton, W T Smedley

circa 1887


Artist

A Syer

Australia

1864 - 1903


Details


Date

circa 1887


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

albumen photograph, red brown tone


Dimensions

10.6 x 15.0 cm image/sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1980


Location

Not on display


Accession number

205.1980


Artist information

A Syer

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Gael Newtown, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Photography - Australian, European and American', pg. 67-84, Sydney, 1981, 83. cat.no. 42

Albie Thoms, Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Sydney, 1991, 75 (illus.), 80. cat.no. 98

Walter Syer., Australian magazine, 'Phil May and his photographs', Sydney, 01 Apr 1908, 668 (illus.), 677.