Saturday, July 28, 2007

Thomas Nevin, self-portrait ca. 1871

This vignetted self-portrait was used by Thomas J. Nevin on commercial circulars advertising his services and prices sent to clients, patrons, government and newspapers.

Tasmanian photographer Thomas James Nevin (1842-1923).
Self-portrait ca. 1871. This is one of five extant photographs of Thomas J. Nevin held in family collections.
Watermarked carte-de-visite, hand coloured
T. Nevin's studio stamp on verso -
"The City Photographic Establishment,
T. Nevin late A.Bock ,
140 Elizabeth Street, Hobart Town."
Copyright © KLW NFC Imprint Private Collection 2005 ARR.

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