Depicts a flamboyantly dressed gold miner standing and a young Aboriginal man sitting. They pose outside on a timber verandah.
Manuscript on back: Costume of the diggers in P.D. (Port Darwin) all the Gentlemen dress just like they do in Melbourne. Mr Solomen(sic). Manuscript in another hand on back: September 19th 1875. Manuscript in another hand on back at lower left: IV.
The only photographer known to be doing portrait photographs in Darwin in the 1870s was William Barlow (1844-1912). Provenance is not known from the date of creation to 2013 when it was purchased by a Melbourne vendor in California and then was sold to Josef Lebovic in about 2018.,
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this image may contain persons who are deceased.,
6000 x 3720 pixels : 24bpp ; 65.41Mb, back 66.34Mb,
1 photograph : albumen silver print ; 10.5 x 6.5 cm,