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Title

The bird cage

1843-1847


Artists

David Octavius Hill

Scotland

1802 - 1870

Robert Adamson

Scotland

1821 - 1848


Details


Date

1843-1847


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

photogravure


Dimensions

21.7 x 16.0 cm image; 28.5 x 22.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1984


Location

Not on display


Accession number

54.1984


Artist information

David Octavius Hill

Works in the collection

4

Artist information

Robert Adamson

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Natasha Bullock, Reflections in time: 19th century portrait photography, Sydney, 2005. no catalogue numbers

Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, 9. no catalogue numbers

Wayne Tunnicliffe, Bridled Passions, Sydney, 1996. no catalogue numbers