[Sir William Wellington Cairns]
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[Sir William Wellington Cairns]

c1875. Albumen paper photograph, carte-de-visite format, “Metcalfe & Glaister” blind stamp below image lower right and studio line on backing verso, 9 x 5.8cm. Slight foxing and stains, laid down on original backing.

Studio line reads “Metcalfe & Glaister, photographic artists. Queen Street, Brisbane.” Held in SLNSW.

Sir William Wellington Cairns (1828–1888) was Governor of Queensland from 1875 to 1877. He then became Governor of South Australia, but resigned after eight weeks due to ill health. Ref: ADB.

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Item #CL199-34

Price (AUD): $990.00  other currencies

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