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Author Cato, Jack.

Title The story of the camera in Australia / Jack Cato
Edition Second edition
Published Melbourne : Institute of Australian Photography, 1977


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 ADPML REF  770.994 Cat/Sot  LIB USE ONLY
 MELB  770.994 Cat/Sot  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description xv, 187 pages, 75 pages of plates ; 28 cm
regular print
Contents The daguerreotypes -- Douglas Kilburn of Melbourne -- Sydney in the 1850's -- Melbourne in the 1850's -- The wet plate: Charles Nettleton -- The camera and the legends -- Judge Docker -- The cabinets and the panels -- Holtermann, Merlin and Bayliss -- Melbourne, 1870-90 -- The dry plate -- Charles Kerry of Sydney -- John William Lindt, F.R.G.S., of Melbourne -- Nicholas John Caire of Melbourne -- John Watt Beattie of Tasmania -- Stewart's of Bourke Street -- His Excellency's albums -- The painter-photographers -- The Northern Territory -- Motion pictoure photography -- Photo-mechanical processes -- Federation -- The photographer- explorers -- Pioneers of the pictorial movement -- The pictorial movement -- Balloon photography -- The Vicftorian goldfields -- Tasmania -- South Australia -- Quensland and Western Australia -- Postcript
Analysis Photography. Australia, 1850-1976
Notes Index
Bibliography First published, Melbourne : Georgian House, 1955
Notes Mr. Hugh Watson Christie, a well-known lighthouse-keeper, died at the Kent Town Hospital yesterday, 2 March 1927 at the age of 67. In 1892 he was appointed the headkeeper of the Port Charles lighthouse. The Cape Don lighthouse, Northern Territory, was constructed in 1917, and Mr. Christie took charge. He held that position till his retirement in 1925. Mentioned in Songs, Dreamings and Ghosts: the wangga of North Australia
Photographer and surveyor, Charles Hake assisted Arthur Hamilton at the Adam Bay settlement, Northern Territory, in 1864-65. Surviving wet-plate photographs include coastline views, the three ships that brought the party to the settlement, the erection of tents, landing of the stores, establishment of the military quarters, other views of the settlement, local Aboriginal people and various landscapes
Subject Christie, Hugh Watson, -1927
Foelsche, P. (Paul), 1831-1914
Hake, Charles, 1833-1896
Hamilton, Arthur Richard, -1886
Holtze, Nicholas, -1913.
Sweet, Samuel White, 1825-1886
Photographers -- Australia -- Biography.
Photographers -- Australia.
Photographers -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Photography -- History.
Photography -- Australia -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Institute of Australian Photography
ISBN 0959683909