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Edmund Webb, his wife and two daughter and their home, Hathrop, Bathurst, ca. 1875 / photographer unknown

Edmund Webb (1830-1899) was born in England, the son of a farmer. He came to Australia for his health. Starting as a draper’s assistant he rose to be a leading businessman of the city of Bathurst and a policitician. He was a member of many civic and charitable organisations and died a wealthy man. He [...]

Mrs Rose Splatt and family celebrating the Armistice, Melbourne, 1919 / unknown photographer

Format: Film negative

From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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Left: The Grandmother (Unknown Girl and Sarah Groves), 1865. Right: The Red and White Roses (Kate Keown, Elizabeth Keown), 1865

Cameron was presented with her first camera in 1863, at the age of 48, and subsequently embraced photography with a passion. She compiled this album in 1869 for her son, Hardinge Hay Cameron. It contains 112 miniature prints of her larger works – portraits of famous men, fair women, literary scenes and religious images.