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Tasmania--Anson Brothers, and others?
ALBUM OF FOURTEEN PHOTOGRAPHS OF TASMANIA. [C. 1890]
Oblong folio (380 x 330mm.), 12 albumen prints (264 x 320mm., average) and 2 albumen print panoramas (261 x 600mm. and 257 x 570mm.), mounted on thick paper, recto and verso, 8 signed "Anson Bros, Hobart" in the negative, some with manuscript captions in English, contemporary black half morocco, pebbled boards, one slightly cropped, minor fading and creasing, mounts curling, occasional tears to edges, rubbed
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Catalogue Note

Joshua Anson, and his two brothers Henry Joseph and Richard Edwin set up the Anson Brothers photography firm in 1878. They were based in Hobart, Tasmania until c.1891.  

The views include: Port Arthur, Hobart, The Silver Fall, Huon Road, a train from the Tasmanian Main Line Company (existing between 1872 to 1890), Huon Bridge, Derwent River, Shot Tower on Browns River Road, and Cascade Brewery.

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