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Bartlett & Co., Photo :The unfortunate man. Written by Mr J. Small and sung by him for upwards of 2,500 nights in the Australian and New Zealand colonies. Auckland, Bartlett & Co., Photo; W. Atkin, Printer, High Street, Auckland. [1860s]

Reference Number: E-309-q-1-003

A photograph of Auckland balladeer Joe Small, standing in front of a painted landscape background and looking miserable, illustrating his ballad, titled 'The unfortunate man'. The poem details the subject's vicissitudes in his search for gold, including being robbed and imprisoned for digging without a licence.

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1 image, categorised under Portraits and Albumen photoprints, related to Joe Small, Bartlett & Co (Auckland), Auckland City, Singers, Entertainers, Comedy and Ballads.

Part of:
Ruck, Charlotte Steward, fl 1860s-1890s :[Scrapbook, 1859 to 1873], Reference Number E-309-q-1 (3 digitised items)
Ruck, Charlotte Steward, fl 1860s-1890s :[Scrapbooks, ca 1860 to ca 1899], Reference Number E-309-q (10 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photograph(s) with letterpressAlbumen print, 92 x 56 mm glued to letterpress on sheet, 238 x 156 mm. Art works

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: Negative 1/2-152172 shows the photographic print only

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