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Photographs, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/7

Scope and Contents

Print reproductions of Frome's South Australian watercolours and sketches, with a few works from Canada and Mauritius, and a portrait print of Frome himself. This section also includes copies of works relating to South Australia by other artists that Frome had acquired. A catalogue, 'The Australian collection of General E.C. Frome in the Royal Commonwealth Society' written by RCS Librarian Donald Simpson, is stored with the collection, along with a listing by R.G. Appleyard 'Captain E.C. Frome, R.E., and his sketches of South Australia, 1839-1849,' 'Bulletin of the Art Gallery of South Australia' 34 (1972).


  • Creation: 1970


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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2 archive box(es) (2 boxes) : photograph

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Related Materials

In 1970, all of Frome’s Australian artwork was sold to the Art Gallery of South Australia and Australian pieces by other artists he had acquired were sold at auction.

Finding aid date

2019-01-18 11:16:05+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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