Monday, January 19, 2009

Prisoner James HARRISON

NLA Catalogue (incorrrect information)
Title James Harrison, per Rodney, taken at Port Arthur, 1874 [picture].
Extent1 photograph on carte-de-visite mount : albumen ; 9.4 x 5.6 cm. on mount 10.5 x 6.3 cm

A copy is held at the Archives Office of Tasmania

Reprints by J. W. Beattie ca. 1915
QVMAG Collection: Ref : 1983_p_0163-0176
Prisoner James Harrison, James per Rodney 
1 print from negative at QVMAG, vignette at NLA, TMAG, AOT, 
This is a print Nevin's original glass negative dated 1873, reprinted 1874.


James Harrison per Rodney 1 was sentenced to 10yrs  on 5 July 1866 and discharged from the Hobart Gaol on 26 November 1873 (aged 43) when he was photographed by T. J. Nevin.

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery holds a copy with misattribution to A.H. Boyd:
TMAG Catalogue entry:

TMAG Ref:  Q15603
TITLE: '[Convict] "125" "99 / James Harrison per Rodney 1 / Taken at Port Arthur 1874".'
DATE: 1874