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This 1856 photograph is of George Walker who would eventually become the Mayor of Paddington, in Sydney. While ambrotypes from the 1850s and 1860s can still found in antique shops and markets ones in which the sitters are identified are much rarer. Even rarer still are examples of prominent Sydney figures like this one.
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Post by Geoff Barker, Assistant Curator
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