Rare c1870s N J Caire "Views of New South Wales" Photo. View of Pyrmont Bridge.
Nicholas Caire was born on Guernsey in the Channel Islands in 1837. He arrived in Adelaide with his parents in about 1860. In 1867, following photographic journeys in Gippsland, he opened a studio in Adelaide. From 1870 to 1876 he lived and worked in Talbot in Central Victoria. In 1876 he purchased T. F. Chuck's studios in the Royal Arcade Melbourne. In 1885, following the introduction of dry plate photography, he began a series of landscape series, which were commercially successful. As a photographer, he travelled extensively through Victoria & New South Wales, photographing some places few of his contemporaries had previously seen. He died in 1918.
An original, rare photograph from the series "Views of New South Wales" by the Anglo Australian Photo Company, the photographer Nicholas J Caire (1837-1918). No. 40 "View of the Pyrmont Bridge, Darling Harbour" Albumen silver photograph. Photo on card with Title and Detailed Description on reverse. Mounted 24cms x 30cms, Photo 13.5cms x 19cms. Features the embossed stamp at the bottom COPYRIGHT REGISTERED Some foxing & stains as per photos, minor fading. Note in pencil middle top, someone has marked X.
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_gsrx_vers_1516 (GS 9.3 (1516))