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Carte de visite of Bishop Hale

c. 1868

A carte de visit of Bishop Hale.

Historical information

Mathew Blagden Hale (1811-1895), was the first Anglican Bishop of Perth (1856-1875).
The carte de visite was a type of small photograph. These photograph cards were traded among friends and visitors and albums for the collection and display of cards became a common fixture in Victorian parlors.
This carte de visit was given to a member of the Morrell family, who were staunch supporters of the Anglican Church.



Registration number
Item type
63 mm
Height or length
102 mm
2 mm
Inscriptions and markings

Written on reverse in biro - Bishop Hale.

Contextual Information

This is one of eleven carte de visites in the Morrell family collection.

Place made
Western Australia
c. 1868
Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Social or spiritual significance
Comparative significance criteria
Object’s condition or completeness
Rare or representative
Well provenanced
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Bishop Hale
Carte de visite of Bishop Hale

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