Braidwood, NSW
Braidwood, NSW
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Braidwood, NSW

c1920s. Two vintage silver gelatin photographs, postcard format, each captioned and signed or initialled in negative lower centre and right, both with photographer’s stamps verso, 8.7 x 14cm (approx. each). Slight stains overall, one with minor creases and missing portion to upper right corner of image.

Captions and details read (1) “Post Office, Braidwood”, stamp verso reads “Photo by Paul C. Nomchong, Braidwood.” Shows five horse-drawn carts and men standing outside the Braidwood post office, next to the Literary Institute (both buildings still stand); and (2) “Braidwood.” Stamp verso reads “Sherwood.” Shows the township of Braidwood. Considered to be among the most notable Chinese-Australian entrepreneurs, the Nomchong family settled in Braidwood during the 1860s-1870s, flourishing in various businesses. Ref: Braidwood Museum.

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Item #CL199-84

Price (AUD): $880.00  other currencies

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