Scope and Contents
Three prints mounted on thin card and captioned on the reverse. The captions have been recorded as found. These photographs show head and shoulders portraits of some of the last representatives of the Tasmanian Aboriginal people.
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Biographical / Historical
Dr. Charles A. Woolley was a commercial photographer based in Australia. He had a studio at 42 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania, circa 1860-1870. He photographed the last surviving Tasmanian Aboriginal people for the Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition of 1866.
.001 cubic metre(s) (3 images )
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Generally good condition, apart from overall yellowing.
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection is available on microfiche: Australasia, fiche number 75.
This collection level description was entered by WS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Woolley, Charles A, 1834-1922, photographer
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