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Robert Morse Withycombe collection [picture] / Robert Morse Withycombe
Bib ID 3044844
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Withycombe, Robert Morse, 1868-1936
 
Online Access
Description 1882-1910 
120 negatives : glass 
21 photographs : b&w. 
Summary

Collection includes portraits of the photographer, his wife Frances A., their children and extended family; surveying in rural New South Wales; various towns in New South Wales including Cowra, Forbes, Molong and Sydney. Many towns, rural scenes and people are unidentified.

Biography/History

Born in Dunster (Devon, England) in 1868, Robert Morse Withycombe and his family emigrated to Australia in 1886. He worked in a surveyor's camp in 1886-7, as a photographer in the 1890s and later became a dentist in Sydney (see biography on file 204/24/00072).

Notes

These are copies made by the National Library from originals in private ownership.

Title devised by cataloguer based on information supplied by donor.

Collection does not contain an image numbered PIC/6104/W1/39 - this image was identified as duplicate of PIC/6104/W1/41.

Reproduction Electronic reproductions. Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2002. 142 digital photograph : col. Mode of access: World wide web. 
Subjects Withycombe family -- Portraits.  |  New South Wales -- Photographs.

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PIC Online access #PIC/6104/W1/1-100 Use 'Online Access' link in record -
PIC Online access #PIC/6104/W2/1-42 Use 'Online Access' link in record -

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