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Digital Photograph - Joseph Solomon & Mary Phillips on their Wedding Day, Richmond, 1886 Image Reg. No: MM 110455

Summary:
Digital photograph of a studio portrait of Joseph Solomon and Mary Phillips on their wedding day in Richmond, 1886. Frisby and Mason, were not listed in Bridge Road Richmond until 1887; however, the Sands & McDougall Directory was not published until December each year for the following year so it is possible the photo could have been taken in 1886.
Description Of Content:
Studio portrait of man in suit with side-whiskers, and woman in wedding gown and veil, holding flowers. He is carrying his glove in his right hand. There is a rustic wooden seat to the left.

This is a studio portrait of Joseph Solomon and Mary Phillips on their wedding day in Richmond, 1886. The wedding took place at Mary's family home at 51 Simpson Road [Victoria Street], Collingwood. Her great grand daughter still has the skirt of Mary's wedding outfit.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Robin Wembridge, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mrs Robin Wembridge (Landman Family)
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS
Secondary Classification: Weddings
Tertiary Classification: bridal parties
Original Caption: Joseph Solomon and Mary Phillips on wedding day
Inscriptions: Frisby Mason 134 Bridge Road Richmond
People Depicted: Solomon, Joseph; Phillips, Mary
Organisations Depicted: Frisby Mason Photographic Studio
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, circa 1886

Place Depicted Notes: Location is the studio address, where it is assumed this photograph was taken.
Photographer: Frisby Mason
References: Source: S&M 1886 p.1063; S&M 1887 & 1888 p.1025;
Davies, A The Mechanical Eye in Australia p.166.

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