Carte de visite of young Australian man in uniform, with initials E. T. on his cap, possibly Electric Tramway.

Carte de visite of young Australian man in uniform, with initials E. T. on his cap, possibly Electric Tramway.

Ballarat, Victoria: Richards & Co., Sturt Street, Ca. 1885. A strong image of a handsome young man, in dark uniform with brass buttons, his cap bearing the initials "E. T.". We would have thought he was possibly a conductor on the Ballarat Electric Tram, but it was not electrified until 1905, and the photograph is earlier. 2 3/8 x 3 1/2" albumen photograph on 2 1/2 x 4" card stock. Photographers gilt imprint below photograph "Richards & Co Sturt Street, Ballarat". Card rubbed at corners, sml strip of adhesive remnant at top of card back. Very bright image. Very good overall. Item #17242

Price: $75.00

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