National Library of Australia Catalogue
Part of the collection of photographs compiled by Australian photographer E. W. Searle while working for J. W. Beattie in Hobart during 1911-1915.
On the photograph held, the image including the name of the subject appears in reverse.”Official Prison Photographs from Port Arthur” and “Types of Convicts”–Inscription on page of album, below photograph.
Subject Rosetta, Charles.
The NLA has attributed this image to the copyists Searle and Beattie, ca. 1915. Charles Rosetta was photographed by Thomas Nevin at the Hobart Town Hall Police Office on December 6, 1876, on Rosetta’s discharge. Glass negative printed.
Charles Rosetta was received from Port Arthur on 6th December 1876 and photographed by T.J. Nevin on discharge from the Police Office, Hobart Town Hall.
A copy of the 1876 carte by Nevin is held at the Archives Office of Tasmania: