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Keast Burke collection on the history of photography [picture]
Bib ID 3044546
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Burke, Keast, 1896-1974
 
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Description ca. 1850-ca. 1950 
ca. 1000 photographs : b&w ; 24 x 28.9 cm. or smaller. 
61 negatives : acetate, b&w ; 10 x 12 cm. and smaller. 
4 slides : glass, lantern, col., wood ; slides 7.3 x 16.2 cm., in frame 10.2 x 17.8 cm. 
2 invitiations, 9 brochures, 1 poster, 1 newsletter, 2 photocopies, 1 serial, 1 newspaper, newspaper clippings, 2 envelopes, 1 notebook, 2 booklets 
Summary

Keast Burke collected examples of all types of photographic processes and equipment, and works by Australian photographers. The collection includes specimens of daguerreotype and ambrotype photography; lantern slides; albums of photographs; stereographs; negatives and glass negatives; experimental processes; portraits; landscape and pictorialist photographs; as well as cameras and other equipment.

Also includes a notebook with description of lantern slides, prints, negatives and scrapbook cuttings ; Booklet for a photographic exhibition in Denmark: Den IX Internationale udstilling af fotografisk kunst i Danmark, Charlottenborg i København, 1957 ; Booklet for photographic exhibition in Paris: XIXe salon international de photographie : du 3 au 14 octobre 1924 / organisé par la Société française de photographie et le Photo-Club de Paris.

Notes

Title from acquisitions documentation.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-141546959

Cited In

Burmester, v. 2, p.265-266.

Has Sub-series

Has subcollection: Daguerreotype portraits collection of men and women, 1840-1850

Has subcollection: Freeman Studio staff portraits, Sydney

Has subcollection: Carte de visite portraits of adults and children, Orange, New South Wales, ca.1883

Has subcollection: Collection of ambrotype portraits

Has subcollection: Collection of portraits and coastal sceneries

Has subcollection: Collection of models posing for fashion magazines, ca. 1960s

Has subcollection: Lantern slide collection, 1860-1869

Has subcollection: Royal Easter Show judge's medallion and related ephemera, 1959-1961

Subjects Photography -- History.  |  Photography -- Australia.  |  Picture -- Photographs.

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PIC Drawer PIC/19071 #PIC/19071 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC LOC C1-C10 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Volume 1165 #PIC/18906
Copy: Booklet (in Danish)
Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Volume 1165 #PIC/18907
Copy: Notebook
Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Volume 1165 #PIC/18908
Copy: Booklet (in French)
Special Collections Reading Room
PIC/13562/1- LOC Drawer J3 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC/8083 Acetate negatives LOC Cold store PIC KB A Special Collections Reading Room - prior notice required

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