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Drafting Committee of the Commonwealth Constitution, appointed at the Adelaide Convention, 1898 [picture] / Hammer & Co
Bib ID 2753775
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
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Description [1898?] 
1 photograph : albumen on cabinet card mount ; 28.2 x 23.1 cm. 
Series

Edmund Barton photograph collection.

Summary

Photograph depicts Sir John Downer, Sir Edmund Barton and Richard O'Connor.

Notes

Title from inscription.

Part of a collection of photographs of Edmund Barton, his family, associates etc.

Inscriptions: "Hammer & Co." --Printed lower left. "6 Rundle Street, Adelaide, and St. Vincent Street, Port Adelaide" --Printed lower right." "Drafting Committee, Australian Federal Convention, 1898, ... 1898, presented by the Barton family 1939 ... [?]" --In pencil on reverse. "This is a photo of The Drafting Committee of the Commonwealth Constitution appointed at the Adelaide Convention in 1898. Presented to the Federal Parliamentary Library by the family of Sir Edmund Barton. Jean G. Maughan (daughter of Sir E. Barton) --In ink on reverse.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-224453588

Subjects Barton, Edmund, Sir, 1849-1920 -- Portraits.  |  Downer, John William, Sir, 1843-1915 -- Portraits.  |  O'Connor, R. E., (Richard Edward), 1851-1912 -- Portraits.  |  Australia. Constitutional Convention, (1898 : Adelaide, S.A.)  |  Lawyers -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Portraits.
Occupation Federal politicians.
Other authors/contributors Hammer & Co. (Adelaide, S.A.)
Terms of Use Related material:Edmund Barton papers National Library of Australia Manuscripts section MS 51, Series 12, item 1277 
Exhibited Exhibited: Treasures Gallery, National Library of Australia, 13 May 2019 - 11 November 2019. 

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