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Remaining seven of the first group of Aboriginal people removed from Queensland, Crystal Palace, London, 1884 / Negretti Zambra
Bib ID 6155924
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, sheet]
Author
Zambra, Emillie. photographer
 
Online Access
Description 1884 
1 photograph : albumen, cabinet card ; 10.8 x 16.8 cm. 
Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from acquisition documention.

Inscriptions: "Negretti Zambra Crystal Palace"--Printed on reverse; "1887 Dave Wallher Y4......Hochurt?"--In red on reverse.

Condition: Good.

The firm Negretti and Zambra, active from 1850 to ca. 1935, were the official photographers of the Crystal Place Company, 1854 and a producer of optical and scientific instruments based in London.

Seven of the original nine Aboriginal people from Palm Island and Hinchinbrook communities that were taken by showman Robert A. Cunningham for Phineas T. Burnam and exhibited in America and Europe. Names identified as: Jenny, her son Toby, her husband Toby, Billy, Bob, Jimmy and Sussy.

Also available online at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-vn6155924

Related Material Similar item; located at; National Library of Australia Pictures collection PIC P1973 LOC Drawer A52. 
Subjects Crystal Palace (London, England).  |  Aboriginal Australians - Queensland - Portraits.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian - Queensland - Portraits.  |  Women, Aboriginal Australian - Queensland - Portraits.
Other authors/contributors Negretti Zambra. Photographer

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Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people. All users of the catalogue should also be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written.