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Auction House:
McKenzies Auctioneers
Number of lots recorded:16
Lots with images:16
Prices available:16
*** A rare and important Western Australian document with chart of the Swan River, 1829, ordered to be printed by the house of Commons, 13 May 1829 it includes copies of correspondence of the Colonial department with various parties interested in forming a settlement at the swan river, WA ***
*** Australind, WA 1840. An important West Australian Company document pertaining to the Settlement of Australind, the purchaser being William Storrs Fry original Town Land Order No. 230, signed and dated by the Directors of the 'Western Australian Company' 14th of November 1840. 7 x 22.5 cm. Note: This was the projected Town of Australind. ***
*** A collection of West Australian photographic glass lantern slides c.1898 - c.1910. The collection comprises of 27 photographic (8.2 x 8.2 cm) images on glass lantern slides, including some possibly unpublished images. The collection includes 12 Kalgoorlie gold mining scenes including images by J.J. Dwyer; views of Perth city, Fremantle Gaol, and rural images, etc. Kalgoorlie and gold mining related: (1) Brownhill Mines J.J. Dwyer; (2) goldfields water Scheme Laying pipes, attributed to J.J.… ***
*** A rare and large Format Daguerreotype, a positive photographic image on metal support,-1860's, 18 cm x 23 cm in original fitted case, subject unknown, possibly one of Thomas Hester's, four Sons ***
*** A rare West Australian Colonial document & framed stamps. a framed inwards mail addressed to Lieutenant-Colonel Edmund Henderson, K.C.B., the Governor of. The convict Establishment, Western Australia, addressed from Somerset England, March 19th 1856, with customised frame, the border depicting a variety of West Australian swan postage stamps with various cancellations, postal marks. 91 x 91 cm (frame) ***
*** A Shaw Brothers Perth, topographical panoramic detailed View of Esperance WA late 19th century. Set of four joined silver gelatine prints showing a detailed Town view of Esperance WA signed L/L 'Shaw Bros Photographers' 14.8 x 79 cm (image size) 22 x 85 cm (frame) ***
*** The Museum and Art Gallery of Western Australia. Memorandum document, pertaining to the laying of the Foundation stone, with original signatures, dated the 24th July 1901. 7 x 22 cm. Note: original signatures include, the Duke of Cornwall and York (the future George V), the state Premier, George Leake.. ***
*** A collection of West Australian 'Mortlock Brothers' silver gelatin prints and printed ephemera. The Mortlock Brothers Perth, established 1896. A unique collection of 14 early West Australian silver gelatin prints, the majority pertaining to the Mortlock Brothers Perth, dating from c.1918 – 1950's. Some of the images feature motorcycle events taken in Kalgoorlie, and a panoramic image of 'The Mortlock Brothers Motorcycle Run to Mundaring, May 4th 1918'.… ***
*** A West Australian document. George Thomas Smart Esq., the Laverton Prospectors Sandalwooders Association, watercolour and calligraphy, with small watercolour vignettes, signed with various signatures, dated Oct.0th 1929. W.A. Centenary. 5 x 32.5 cm ***
*** Charles Edwin Woodrow bean (C.E.W. Bean) 1879 - 1968. The story of Anzac; 12 volumes with original covers 'From the outbreak of war to the end of the first phase of the Gallipoli campaign, May 4, 1915', with 111 maps and 56 illustrations Ninth edition, published Australia, Angus & Robertson Ltd. 1939 ***
*** i) 1840 West Australian Colonial autographed document a rare West Australian colonial settlement, extract of Marriage certificate, 'Henry Robert Strickland of Perth, Bachelor & Mary Anne Hokin of Perth, Spinster, were married at Perth..24th December 1840 by me J. B. Wittenoom, Colonial Chaplain.' 32.2 x 20.2 cm (document). Note: Henry Robert Strickland a young man of 20 married Miss Hokin, who was his senior by little more than a year.… ***
*** Poetical Reminiscences of Western Australia, by Mrs. Margaretta Dore, published by subscription Perth 1897, with dedication to Sir John and Lady Forrest, and copy presented to Queen Victoria on her diamond Jubilee Reign 1897, this copy belonging to Miss E. W. Leeder, name, inscribed inner front cover, containing articles pertaining to Western Australian, history, poetry etc.… ***
*** Law books: the Statutes of Western Australia 1832 - 1895 three volumes plus Index with original bindings. Inscribed 'Edited by John Charles Horsey James, of the inner temple, Barrister-At-Law, Commissioner of Land Titles for Western Australia, by Authority'. 'Printed by Spottiswoode & Co., new-Street square London 1896'. Note: John C. H. James arrived in Western Australia 1875, with the task of expanding and improving the Titles office ***
*** An extensive collection Australian issue Phantom, Comics by Frew, eight boxes, over 700 comics (approximately), some early issues, issue numbers from 461-1500's, some doubles, ex shop stock with protective sleeves ***
*** Cyclopedia of Western Australia, 1912, in two volumes, illustrated, edited by J. S. Battye ***
*** 3 silk Maps. These maps were issued to Z special Unit for use behind Japanese lines Whilst many silk maps were used during World War II, these ones were unique to Z special Unit in that they were passed on to Jack by fellow Z man Jack Bickford ***