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The Lashmar family
(1857-1858)

Medium
daguerreotype, coloured inks and gold leather, brass, metal, velvet and glass (case)
Measurements
(8.2 × 11.2 cm) (image) 12.2 × 15.4 × 1.2 cm (case)
Place/s of Execution
Adelaide, South Australia
Inscription
printed in ink on accompanying paper label W. M. Nixon, Artist
Accession Number
2004.47
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2004
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Rectangle portrait of a South Australian, family. The portrait shows the father, mother and six children. The daguerreotype is in its original case, however, one half is missing.