Over 400 Photographs taken over Three Years ([ 1926 - 1929 ])

Photo Albums of Australia

1926 Rare Views Palm Island Penal Settlement

Date: [ 1926 - 1929 ]

New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, circa 1926-1929. Set of three photograph albums taken and compiled by an English couple who were evidently residents of Australia for at least three years, and possibly connected to the livestock raising industry. Contains 427 gelatin silver print photographs, both snapshot images and professional works, mounted onto cardstock leaves, most with either manuscript captions or embedded typescript captions. Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 8 x 6 cm, and the largest 12 x 7 cm. Three oblong 8vo. string-tied brown paper board albums, the first measuring approximately 31 x 25 cm, the other two measuring approximately 29 x 21 cm.

Condition
Some creasing to boards, age-toning to a scant few images, otherwise in Very Good Condition.

£1250

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