Professor George Britton Halford (1824-1910)

Maker
Johnstone, O'Shannessy and Co Limited (estab. 1865, closed 1905)
Date
Circa 1880
Description
Sepia photograph of Professor George Britton Halford (1824-1910), who was appointed first Chair of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology at the University of Melbourne.
When George Britton Halford commenced in 1863 as professor of anatomy, physiology and pathology, classes were held in a shed erected at the back of his private rooms.
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Date
Medium
photograph and inks, card
Measurements
24.8 x 16.7 cm (sepia original)
51.4 x 39 cm (B&W copy)
Accession Number
MHM00334
Credit line
Courtesy Physiology Department, the University of Melbourne
Inscriptions
maker's mark ▫ on mount, recto: "JOHNSTONE O'SHANNESSY COMPANY LIMITED/55 & 57 COLLINS STREET EAST/MELBOURNE/Marion Imp -" ▫ MHM00334.1 - sepia original
maker's mark ▫ on image: "Johnstone O'Shannessy Company Limited" ▫ MHM00334.1 - sepia original
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