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Bishop Selwyn Albumen photograph cdv carte visite

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Bishop Selwyn


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Antique print relating to Australia


Carte de visite of George Augustus Selwyn (1809 - 1878) who was the first Anglican Bishop of New Zealand. He was Bishop of New Zealand from 1841 to 1858. His diocese was then subdivided and Selwyn was Primate of New Zealand from 1858 to 1868. He was Bishop of Lichfield from 1868 to 1878. The educational institutions named in his honour include Selwyn College, Cambridge (1882), Selwyn College, Otago (1893), and Selwyn house at Kings School, Auckland, New Zealand. Photographer's details on reverse 'Thrupp, 66 New Street, Birmingham'. Inscribed in ink on reverse 'Bishop of Lichfield'.

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artist Robert White Thrupp (active 1860-1879)
method Albumen photograph
date C1868
size 101mm by 60mm
SKU AU6574