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Molloy, Georgiana, b. 1805
Georgiana Molloy was born in 1805. She thought herself the first person to make a flower garden in the Western Australia. Molloy also designed patterns ...
Mann, Gother Kerr, b. 1809
Irish male colonial engineer and soldier who travelled to India, New Zealand and Australia. In the process, he designed weapons and prisons, sketched Maori chiefs, ...
Hogarth, Julius, b. 1820
Professional jeweller, smith, sculptor, engraver and diesinker of Danish origin. Resided and worked in Sydney and later Melbourne, is distinguished for his incorporation of Australian ...
Willson, John Henry, b. 1822
Architect, decorator and scene painter. As city architect he designed the present facade and vestibule of the Sydney Town Hall as well as the Woolloomooloo ...
Dean, Edward Charles, b. 1832
Edward Charles Dean was born in 1832. He was designer and draughtsman who won an award at the Inter-Colonial Exhibition in Victoria 1866-67 and one ...
Rushby, Charlotte, b. 1833
Charlotte Rushby was about nineteen when she made the model cottage, now in the Powerhouse Museum. She also made a model of an Aboriginal camp ...
Mault, Patty, b. 1850
Colonial female lace-maker whose Gothic revival style and Celtic interlacing title pages illuminated the names of Queen Victoria and Lady Smith, before bringing the Tasmanian ...
Gibbney, A. James, b. 1859
Gibbney started Gibbney's firm of art-engravers which was a major deliverer of graphic design for advertisements and other projects for the printing industry in Perth.
Midgley, Sarah, b. 1864
Doll maker and businesswoman, worked in Queensland and Sydney NSW, produced ceramic-faced dolls that were sold nationally and internationally.
Benham, Loui, b. 1868
Loui Benham was born in 1868. She was embroiderer, designer, teacher, woodcarver, pyrographer and painter. Benham exhibited with the West Australian Society of Arts. She ...
Ford, William Henry, b. 1868
Architect and designer who was educated at Scotch College and University of Victoria.
Harcourt, Clewin, b. 1870
Clewin Harcourt had a successful early career as an artist, both in Australia and in Europe. In his later years he lived a life of ...
Vanzetti, Francesco, b. 1878
Artist, designer, metalsmith, architect, farmer, research officer and lecturer. He designed the "Certificate of Award" for the Coolgardie exhibition of 1899. Vanzetti also designed a ...
Miethke, Adelaide, b. 1881
Teacher, inspector, unionist and organiser, in South Australia. When the former Women Assistants' Association (SA) became the Women Teachers' Association in 1906 she was elected ...
Cohen, Eustace Gresley, b. 1882
Architect and designer who exhibited with the West Australian Society of Arts in 1920 and 1922. Cohen's architecture was distinctive and he designed furniture in ...
Allan, Gordon, b. 1885
A songwriter and ship's officer living at Bondi in 1930 who designed a string instrument dubbed the 'Australele'.
Shorter, Lucie Emilie, b. 1887
Shorter was a designer, was born on 31 July 1887. The National Gallery of Australia holds several works by her. She is the signed author ...
Harkness, Don , b. 1890
Harkness was an automotive designer, driver and engineer responsible for the 1932 land speed record challenger "Enterprise" and other transport-based internal combustion engines and motor ...
Geddes, Norman Bel, b. 1893
Norman Bel Geddes, b.1893, was an industrial designer who designed automobiles and other products. Notably, Bel Geddes designed a corporate emblem for General Motors Holden ...