The Outgoing Gov. Gen. And The New One [Governors General Henry Stafford Northcote And William Humble Ward]
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The Outgoing Gov. Gen. And The New One [Governors General Henry Stafford Northcote And William Humble Ward]

1908. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled and dated “Sydney, Sept. 1908” in ink on backing below image, annotated “Sydney” with photographer’s name “C. McDowell” and dated “8/9/08” in ink on backing verso, 11.5 x 9.4cm. Minor foxing, discolouration and scuffs, laid down on original backing.

Depicts the third and fourth Governors General of Australia: Lord Henry Stafford Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote (1846-1911) who served from 1904 to 1908; and William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley (1867-1932) who served from 1908 to 1911. It is rare for the incoming and outgoing Governors General to appear in the same image.

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Item #CL174-85

Price (AUD): $2,200.00  Other currencies

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