Object StatementGlass plate negative, full plate, 'Packing Cream on the Dorrigo', Kerry and Co, Sydney, Australia, c. 1905-1917
Physical DescriptionGlass negative, full plate, 'Packing Cream on the Dorrigo', Kerry and Co, Sydney, Australia, c. 1905-1917.
Silver gelatin dry plate glass negative in landscape format. The image depicts a scene on a dirt track in the Dorrigo area of New South Wales. The dirt track is depicted in the centre of the image extending from the foreground into the background of the image. Two horses can be seen on the track in the centre of the image. Both of the horses are saddled and one is being ridden by a young man, he is holding the reins to the second horse which is laden with cream tins. The track is surrounded by forest vegetation including ferns, bushes, tall stands of trees and birdsnest ferns. The caption, studio number and studio mark are inscribed on the reverse of the negative.
54/53 Tyrrell Inventory Number, 1537 Kerry Studio Number
MarksCaption, studio number and studio mark on plate emulsion verso lower centre, inscribed by hand in reverse print in ink 'PACKING CREAM / ON THE DORRIGO. / 1537. Kerry. Sydney.'
Inscription in plate emulsion verso upper left corner, scratched by hand '1537' and top right, scratched by hand 'Dorrigo'.