Series GRS0431 - MCGARRY, J H - Album portraits presented by Samuel Ingram

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GRS0431

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MCGARRY, J H - Album portraits presented by Samuel Ingram

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  • 1866 - (Creation)

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This unusual assortment of carte-de-visite and cabinet portraits appears to have been compiled by someone with an interest in portrait photography in general. The people in the photographs are unknown but the photographers include the following names:

Afong - Hong Kong
Falk Studios - Sydney
Grouzelle - Melbourne
M Bosanquet & Son - Cork
McCaffrey - New York
George Bell - Glasgow
Brom, Barnes & Bell - London
Wing-Chong - Hong Kong
Hung Cheong Shing - Hong Kong
Pun Woo - Hong Kong
Pun Lun - Hong Kong

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Album cover is in poor condition - blue velvet is inset with a scene in relief depicting birds on a branch. Relief appears to be constructed of paper, wood pulp, silk and lacquer - possibly a Chinese technique.

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