Item #CL195-20 Qld And NSW Rural Views. Government Printer, est. 1842 Aust.
Qld And NSW Rural Views
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Qld And NSW Rural Views

c1890s. Three vintage silver gelatin photographs, one image titled in negative lower left, each annotated in German and two titled in English in pencil in another hand, one stamped “C.E.S. Fryer photo” verso, 33.9 x 27.6cm (approx. each). Slight silvering and crinkles, minor tears or chips to edges.

Titles include (1) [One of the] Glass House Mountains, North Coast railway; (2) Hauling timber, Nerrum Creek, North Coast railway; (3) Farm near Dorrigo, North Coast district, NSW. Annotations read “Photographie von Department of Agriculture and Stock, Brisbane” and “Photographie vom Govt Intelligence and Tourist Bureau, Sydney.” One image held in SLNSW.

Charles Ernest Stanley Fryer (c1860–1941) was a prominent Brisbane photographer who worked for the Queensland railways for almost 50 years. He is among the photographers whose work was purchased by the Government Printer. Ref: The Queenslander, 13.11.1930.

Item #CL195-20

Price (AUD): $3,300.00  other currencies

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