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9 [Maori And Toogood Family Portraits] c1870s
Nine albumen paper photographs, cartede-visite format, some images titled in ink or captioned using newspaper clippings on backing below image, some with studio lines on backing verso, sizes range from 7.2 x 5.5cm to 9.6 x 6cm. Minor foxing, silvering or discolouration overall, one image with old paper remnants to edges, all laid down on original backing.

Titles and captions read (1) A nice pair; (2) A peaceable Maori; (3) The same article, aroused; (4) Paws off, Pompey!; (5) Put that pip[e]; and (6) Charming woman. Studio lines read "Photographed by H. Webster, Queen Street, Auckland" and "Johnstone, O'Shannessy & Co., Artist Photographers, 3 Bourke St East, next the post office, Melbourne" or "Photographer, G.W. Bishop, Auckland." Provenance: Toogood family. A detailed list is available upon request.
The group $7,700


10 Attrib Menzies Dickson American c1840-1891
[Group Of Hawaiian Views, Royals And Portraits],c1876. Sixteen albumen paper photographs, carte-de-visite format, all captioned and three dated "11/4/1876" in pencil verso, sizes range from 7 x 4.7cm (oval) to 9.2 x 5.5cm. Some images with slight stains to centre or minor tears to edges.

Views include Honolulu Royal Mausoleum; Hawaiian government building; Kawaiaha'o Church; Honolulu Hotel; and Honolulu Post Office. Portraits include Hawaiian poi-dealer; Hawaiian hay-dealer; King David Kalakaua; Queen Kapiolani; Sir Frederick Weld; Lady Weld; and Princess Ruth Keelikolani. Ref: National Library of New Zealand; Yale University Library.
The group $11,000

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