Australian aboriginals

Collection Data

Description
Studio portraits of Australians posed against painted backdrops of natural settings: 8 show aboriginal men, women and children, 4 depict life in the outback including sheep shearing. 1 additional print by N. J. Caire shows Royal Arcade in Melbourne during Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880-81.
Names
Lindt, J. W. (John William), 1845-1926 (Photographer)
Caire, N. J. (Nicholas John), 1837-1918 (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1881
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFZ+ (Lindt) 81-792
Topics
Aboriginal Australians
Sheep -- Australia
Sheep shearing -- Australia
Ethnic groups -- Australia
Australia -- 1880-1889
Painted backdrops
Genres
Photographs
Albumen prints
Notes
Biographical/historical: Title from letterpress mounts.
Content: 1 print, showing the Melbourne International Exhibition, is by Nicholas John Caire ; no. 11 Royal Arcade on mount. Titles, photographers, locations and copyright notice on mounts.
Ownership: Anonymous gift, 1908.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 collection (13 photographic prints) : albumen, b&w ; photographic prints are approx. 210 x150 mm. on mount 37 x 26 cm.
Mounts include photographers names, locations and notice of copyright; some include mss. captions.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11920351
Other local Identifier: NYPG89-F9
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 71337370-4283-0132-3534-58d385a7b928
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