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Views on Mr C B Fisher's Northern Territory Cattle Stations

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3083B

Scope and Contents

Ten mounted prints, uncaptioned and measuring approximately 205 x 140 mm.

Dates

  • 1890

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Paul Heinrich Matthias Foelsche was born on March 30th 1831 in Moorburg, near Hamburg. At eighteen he enlisted in a German Hussar Regiment. At twenty-five he migrated to South Australia. In November 1856 he was appointed Trooper, third class, in the Mounted Police. Foelsche was transferred to Strathalbyn. He was appointed sub-inspector in charge of the new Northern Territory Mounted Police and took up his position at Darwin in 1870.

Extent

10 item(s) (10 images)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Generally good condition, although all are yellowing to some degree and have gum and paper adhering to the front of the mounts where they have been removed from their frames.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented (with Y3083A) by Mr. H.W.H. Stevens, of Port Darwin.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Australasia, fiche number 16.

General

This item level description was entered by NE and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Originator(s)

Foelsche, Paul Heinrich Matthias, 1831-1914, Inspector of Police and photographer

Includes index.
Date
2006-07-27 16:54:02+00:00
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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