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Photographic portrait of a man holding baby

2008.0021.0029.010

Photographic portrait of a man holding baby

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Physical description

A card featuring an oval photograph of seated man holding baby. The man wears his hair styled close to his head, and may have sideburns. He wears a dark jacket with deep turn back cuffs over a standing collared shirt with a neckcloth. The child is dressed in a long dress and has short light coloured hair. There are several ink lines on the man's jacket indicating shape. Underneath the photograph is the text "G.GREGORY GOULBURN". On the back of the card is decorative text which reads "GREGORY /PHOTOGRAPHER / GOULBURN" and a sticky label with blue pen text which reads "Edward Gore". The back has remains of brown paper adhered to it in places.

Statement of significance

The Gallaway-Gore collection consists of a number of objects, including a sword and scabbard, a family bible and prayer book, several framed portraits, and a number of family papers including letters, deeds, wills, birth and marriage certificates pertaining to the Gore-Gallaway family.

There is a long history of achievement among the generations of the Gore-Gallaway family, including three generations of maritime service, from Captain John Gore senior, who sailed with Captain James Cook on the Endeavour, his son Rear Admiral John Gore junior, who migrated to Australia and settled the property 'Gilmour' near Lake Bathurst, to his grandson Graham Gore, who was lost on the Franklin expedition. This history, as well as the family's subsequent experiences on 'Gilmour', are documented within the collection.

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