James Tuson, Mayor of Ararat ca late19C - Portrait of James Tuson, Mayor of Ararat, ca late19C
From the Collection of Ararat & District Historical Society (operating the Langi Morgala Museum) 48 Queen Street Ararat Victoria
- Oval-shaped black-and-white or sepia photograph mounted on a rectangular cardboard backing with the maker's marks on it.
- portrait, mayor, councillor, tuson, james-tuson, ararat-city-councillor
- This portrait is one of several photographs which Langi Morgala Museum has of James Tuson, who was an Ararat pioneer, city councillor and one-time mayor.
- 1882 or a little later
- EC Waddington & Co (Maker)
- Because of its provenance and its discernible date-range, and because of the good provenance for the maker, and the 'With Compliments' note on the back, this photo is of undisputed local significance. The donor or their relatives may well have been given this photo by Tuson or another.
- Inscription: on front: "E.C.Waddington & Co. / Elizabeth Street Melbourne" [the maker]. Inscription: on back, handwrittien and overwriting the maker's markings: "James Tuson / Mayor / 1882 / with Compt [Compliments] / 977P".
- 3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM