Summary

Photographic copy of a portrait of James Harrison, painted by Miss E. Walter, believed to have been reproduced from an original held by the Geelong Art Gallery.

Description of Content

Head and shoulders portrait of James Harrison (1816-1893), the inventor of mechanical refrigeration, proprietor and editor of the 'Geelong Advertiser' and later journalist for 'The Age'. The gentleman depicted has a deep set brow and receding hairline with wavy medium length white hair. He is wearing a dark (black?) jacket and waistcoat, which shirt and black cross neck tie.

Physical Description

Black & wihte copy negative.

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