The Carandini ladies, one of Australia's first opera performing families, ca. 1875 / photographer Charles Hewitt (attributed)

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Format: Hand-coloured cabinet photograph

Notes: For biographical information, see: Civilising the colonies : pioneering opera in Australia / Alison Gyger. Sydney : Opera-Opera (Pelinor), 1999

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  1. suka 37 74 months ago | reply

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  2. Li-Fang, Lin 74 months ago | reply

    Very nice picture.

  3. fotobarat4 73 months ago | reply

    Fantastic!
    Thanks!

  4. mon447 73 months ago | reply

    this is beautiful!

  5. Dhabia ♡ [deleted] 73 months ago | reply

    woow
    like it

  6. johncurtisrea 73 months ago | reply

    Someone long ago done a fine job with this one!

  7. Loja bananaflamber [deleted] 73 months ago | reply

    Linda pintura!!!!!

  8. Benjamoon von Schwulemann's Salon des Refusés 72 months ago | reply

    Marvelous! The year my maternal grandmother was born.

  9. Maha ALSweilem 68 months ago | reply

    wonderful shot
    i loove this style :D
    keep it up C:

  10. KATMAN1951 68 months ago | reply

    like it.....

  11. vinaydattpujalwar 67 months ago | reply

    Bo.Shaheenِِ nice.......................

  12. NaraCristina 67 months ago | reply

    me gusta 8D WOOOW

  13. H.Tilbe [deleted] 65 months ago | reply

  14. dangoat 64 months ago | reply

    Pixel Wrangler Left: Rosina (married at 16), Fanny (Fanny Bay in Darwin is named after her, Lizzie (very vivacious and wicked sense of humor) at the back and Madame Marie . Two girls are missing, Isabella (married twice) who was too young at the time this was taken and Marie junior who was born later. They had three brother, Jermore, Christoforo (died Borneo or Malsia, I forget which) and Frank (Christopher Lee's great grandfather). Amazing family.

  15. Venus Haios 45 months ago | reply

    超古老的相片!!

  16. Tashunka Witko (alias CP) 40 months ago | reply

    ottima anche perchè non guardano l'obbiettivo risultando così molto naturali

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