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Title

Eliezer Levi Montefiore

circa 1893

Artist

Freeman Brothers

Australia

active Australia 1854–1900 -

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Date
    circa 1893
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    contact print from dry plate negative
    Dimensions
    30.0 x 23.7 cm image/sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r. corner, in image “FREEMAN”. Not dated.

    Credit
    National Art Archive. Art Gallery of New South Wales Institutional archive
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    ARC5.1.2
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Freeman Brothers

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Eliezer Montefiore was one of the inaugural trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, appointed on 25 January 1876. When Sir Alfred Stephen retired in 1889, Montefiore was appointed the second president of the trustees. In 1892 he became the first director of the gallery, a post he held until his death on 22 October 1894. Montefiore was also an artist and several of his works are held in the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Sydney

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