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Photograph - Studio portrait of seated man with hat and walking stick

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Studio portrait of a man sitting, with moustache, wearing a 3 piece suit with buttonhole spray, walking cane ad bowler hat.
H 63.0 x W 47.0cm
Object Registration
daniel mccallum d.1887
Historical information
This portrait could be of Captain Daniel McCallum.
In the Williamstown Chronicle dating back Saturday 16 March 1895 we could read:
" An interesting ceremony will be performed at the Sailor's Rest next Thursday 21st. inst., when a large photo of the late Captain D. McCallum (which has been presented to the Rest) will be unveiled, in the presence, it is expected, of several of those who assisted Captain McCallum in his good, work amongst the sailors, and others who were closely connected with the Mr Ronald Reid a will supply the musical part of the pogramme."
Captain McCallum was secretary of the Williamstown Sailors' Rest, located in Ann Street, and had himself saved the rest paying some of its debt. He died in 1887.
When Made
circa 1880-1900
Inscriptions & Markings
Signature in red ink in the bottom right corner: "CHUCK-artist"
Last updated
2 Jun 2020 at 11:08AM