108 Lord Kitchener
...Greeting The S. Australian Officers Who Went To S. Africa
(Boer War), 1910. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, captioned
and dated "Jan. 1910" in ink with photographer's blind
stamp on backing below image, list of depicted dignitaries and
officers in ink on original frame backing verso, 15.4 x 20.3cm.
Slight foxing and silvering, minor chips to edges, laid down
on original backing. Original frame.
stamp reads "H. Krischock, Gresham St, Adelaide." List
includes "Lieut. Cilaloh, Lieut. Peckman, Capt. Blair, Capt.
Shapelton OSO, Major Watson, Lord Kitchener, L.C. Ramsay, Col.
Powell CB, Gen. Hoad, [Governor of S.A.] Bosanquet, Capt. Ryder,
Col. Kirkpatrick, Col. Pattinson."
109 George Rose Australian 1861-1942
Great Suffragette Demonstration In London [Australian Section],
1911. Pair of vintage silver gelatin photographs, stereo card
format, each with a serial number "11,950" or "11,951",
title with caption, photographer's name and date in negative
lower left to right, photographer's line on backing both sides
of image, 8.5 x 15.2cm (approx. each). Minor scuffs and stains,
slight surface loss to edges, laid down on original backing.
read "The Empire Car (different Colonies) passing through
Trafalgar Square" and "Mrs Fisher, Mrs McGowen and
Miss Vida Goldstein from Australia." Photographer's line
reads "The Rose
Stereographs. Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington & London."
Image shows Margaret Fisher (wife of Australian Prime Minister),
Emily McGowen (wife of NSW Premier), Lady Cockburn (wife of South
Australian Premier), Lady Stout (wife of former New Zealand Prime
Minister) and Vida Goldstein (Australian suffragette and politician,
who was the first woman in the British Empire to stand for election
to a national parliament). Ref: National Archives of Australia;
The pair $1,850
110 May Moore NZ/Aust. 1881-1931
Moore NZ/Aust. 1882-1957
Edward Dyson, 1913. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, annotations
in two different contemporary hands including photographers'
names and date in ink on backing verso, 20.5 x 15.5cm. Silvering,
slight scuffs and minor surface loss to edges.
read "Photo by May and Mina Moore. [Sitter] Edward Dyson,
author of A Golden Shanty. Taken September 1913." Held in
NLA. Edward George Dyson (1865-1931) was an Australian
journalist, poet, playwright and short story writer. He was the
elder brother of illustrators Will Dyson and Ambrose Dyson.
111 C.M. Nixon Australian 1870-1934
Fremantle Interstate Shipping Co. Cricket Match, 1913. Vintage
silver gelatin photograph, photographer's line in label on backing
below image, titled and dated "March 1913" in ink on
backing verso, 13.9 x 20.3cm. Minor scuffs, laid down on original
reads "Northam & C.M. Nixon, Free mantle [sic]."
The third generation in a family of photographers, Charles Millington
Nixon practiced as a photographic artist and landscape photographer.
He was based at Kapunda in South Australia's Barossa Valley,
before moving to Fremantle in Western Australia around 1894.
Late in the nineteenth century, he and colleague Henry Merilees
published a book of photographs titled 100 Glimpses of Western
Australia. Ref: DAAO.
112 Australian Sculling
(1) William Beach, Champion Sculler
Silver gelatin photo graph of original lithograph, inscribed,
autographed and dated "15/10/20" by William Beach in
ink on image upper right, 25.5 x 35.9cm. Soiling, slight silvering,
dents and creases to edges, laid down on old backing.
on photograph reads "To Mr Jack Bowan from W. Beach with
best of good wishes." This image is a photograph of a lithograph
by William Mecham, titled William Beach, Champion Sculler of
the World, which is based on a photograph taken of Beach when
he defeated Edward Hanlan of Canada on the Parramatta River in
1885. William "Bill" Beach (1850-1935) was a professional
Australian sculler and was the World Sculling Champion from 1884
to 1887. Ref: Guerin-Foster, History of Australian Rowing.
Cove Report And Balance Sheet...
...[Fourth And Fifth Annual Sailing And Rowing Carnivals] 1913-1914
Pair of letterpress pamphlets, 20.8 x 13.4cm (approx. each).
Foxing, tears, creases, old folds.
The group $1,250
113 [Women Sewing
For The War Effort, WWI]
Vintage silver gelatin photograph, 10.9 x 15.4cm. Minor foxing,
soiling and chips to edges of image, laid down on original backing.
our flag poster appears in the background. Ref: SLNSW. Throughout
WWI, in Australia, "an estimated 10,000 patriotic clubs,
societies and sewing circles sprang up to knit socks, vests,
mufflers and mittens, pack parcels of cakes, magazines, medical
and recreational equipment, kitchen appliances and tobacco and
write encouraging letters to men they had never met. It amounted
'to a completely new sector of the economy' and was arguably
central to the war effort." Ref: International Encyclopedia
of the First World War.
114 Fern Confectionery
Palace, High St, Northcote
Pair of vintage silver gelatin photographs, one in postcard format,
each annotated in pencil verso, 8 x 12.8cm, 14.1 x 20.2cm. One
with creases, cracking, indentations, minor silvering, laid down
on original backing.
include "Shop and Alma, 222 High St, Northcote" and
"Built 1914, lived there 12 years." Notices in the
Preston Leader, 14 Nov. 1914, include "Mrs West, proprietress
of the newly-opened up-to-date Fern Confectionery Palace, High
St, Northcote (next to theatre) begs to notify that same is being
run solely by herself, and that no other person or persons have
any connection with the business what so ever."
The pair $880
Guest Night" Menu.
...3rd Battalion, 1st Infantry Brigade, Australian Imperial Force,
1914. Letterpress menu card, handwritten label affixed to inside
cover and autographs of the 3rd Battalion in ink and pencil throughout,
16.5 x 11.3cm (folded). Slight foxing, stains, repaired old fold.
"This menu was the property of Lieut. J.E. Barlow (See "E"
Coy). It was given to me by his sister, Miss K. Barlow on 27/5/65..."
Cover includes "Kensington. 23rd Sept., 1914."
116 Sydney Ure Smith Australian 1887-1949
Old Government Stores, Circular Quay, Sydney, 1914. Pencil and
watercolour, signed, dated and titled lower left to right, 18.2
x 22.2cm. Framed.
117 Henry Lawson
(1) [Portrait Of Henry Lawson]
Vintage silver gelatin photograph, oval format, photographer's
line printed on backing below image, 5.2 x 3.8cm. Minor silvering.
Laid down on original presentation backing.
line reads "W. Johnson, Bank Chambers, Pitt and Market Sts,
Bonnet" [Poem] c1916
Draft manuscript, handwritten in ink, 32.3 x 20.4cm. Slight foxing,
soiling, re paired tears, creases, old folds, laid down on acid-free
poem, about Lawson's grandmother, was first published in the
magazine The Lone Hand, 1st Sept. 1916. Accompanying the poem
is a letter from the Mitchell Library, dated 1973, thanking the
owner for granting permission to copy this manuscript to include
in their collection of Henry Lawson holdings. Ref: Austlit.
The pair $9,900
118 NSW Police Officers,
Group Portrait Sydney c1915
Vintage silver gelatin photograph, annotated in ink on image
lower centre and verso, 20.6 x 15.1cm. Slight stains, scuffs.
include "George McLennan, Sydney Police Force, died 1932.
Father of Jessie, Ross and Heather." George McLennan (1865-1932)
resigned from the police force in 1925.
119 Australia Day Adelaide 1915
Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled and dated "July
30th 1915" in ink on backing below image, 15.3 x 20.8cm.
Silvering, soiling and scuffs, chips to edges, laid down on original
a group of people in fancy dress on a float. Signs on banner
and side of wagon include "From the Kings" and "Hugh
Morrell & Co...Case Makers." Australia Day was celebrated
on the 30th of July in 1915 for the purpose of encouraging local
communities to organise entertainment and events to raise funds
for Australian troops. The current Australia Day, held on 26th
of January, did not gain national acceptance until 1935. Ref:
120 Fierce Fighting
At Gallipoli, "The West Australian" [WWI] c1915
Letterpress newspaper headline poster, 61 x 45.7cm. Repaired
tears, creases, missing portions, slight soiling to edges. Linen-backed.
121 Walter Ernest
Dexter Brit./Aust. 1873-1950
Anzac Cove Gallipoli, Turkey [Looking North To New Zealand Point],
1915/1925. Hand-coloured silver gelatin photograph, signed "Colarts
[Studio, Sydney]" in ink on image lower right, 72.5 x 99cm.
Original oak frame.
large format. Colarts Studios acquired the negative of this image
taken by Padre Walter E. Dexter, and subsequently included it
in their touring exhibition around Australia during the 1920s.
Held in AWM.
122 David Low NZ/Aust./Brit. 1892-1963
[Lesson About Drought], 1917. Pen and ink, signed lower right,
captioned below image, stamped "published 5.7.17" verso,
24.2 x 25.8cm. Soiling and crinkles overall, surface loss and
paper remnants to edges.
reads "Teacher (after explanation): 'Now, can any of you
describe the meaning of the word drought?' Johnny: 'Pleassir,
it's when the sheep have to eat without grass and drink.'"
123 A Souvenir Of
The Great World War...
...And The Glorious Part Played By Australia And New Zealand,
c1919. Colour lithograph, printed on cotton, captioned in image,
47 x 63.5cm (fabric). Foxing and stains. Framed.
continues "The landing of our gallant sons of empire on
the Gallipoli Peninsula. 'The Scrap Heap': a view of the Emden
after the fight with the Sydney off the Cocos Keeling Islands."
124 The Triumph
Of Liberty And Justice [WWI]
Cotton crochet doily with verse, 49.5 x 55.2cm. Minor stains
to edges. Framed.
reads "After years of strife / the triumph of liberty and
justice / Peace 1919 / Float our bunting on the breeze / Australia's
flag of pride / for which her many valiant sons / so nobly fought
and died / fighting in a cause that's right / to show our foes
Australia's might." The design includes a peace dove, kangaroo,
emu, and wattle flowers.
125 After David Barker Australian 1888-1946
"Australia In Palestine", c1919. Colour lithograph,
signed in image upper left, 49.2 x 31.2cm. Repaired old folds.
includes "the official book of the AIF in Egypt and Palestine."
Rare publicity poster for the book by Henry Gullett.