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Who were they? [picture] : some convicts of Port Arthur, 1874
Bib ID 5971452
Format PicturePicture
Description Port Arthur, Tas. : Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority, 2010 
1 poster : ill., ports. ; 100 x 70 cm. 
Summary

Poster includes 75 identification photographs, in black and white or sepia tones, of Port Arthur convicts taken at about the time the settlement was closed in 1874. The original photographs are from the collections of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery and the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority. At the left foot of poster is an explanation of the the convicts listed offences.

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Caption title.

No photographer name or studio stamp appeared on the original photographs. Historically these photographs have been attributed to Thomas J. Nevin, police photographer. However the possibility of alternative attribution to A.H. Boyd has been raised.

Subjects Prisoners -- Tasmania -- Port Arthur -- Portraits.  |  Prisoners -- Tasmania -- Port Arthur -- History -- 1851-1891.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Port Arthur (Tas.) -- History -- 19th century.  |  Australia -- Posters.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Nevin, Thomas J., 1842-1923  |  Boyd, A. H. (Aldolarius Humphrey), 1829-1891  |  Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (Launceston, Tas.)  |  Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (Tas.)
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