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Bock, Thomas, b. 1790
A first-class engraver and photographer, Thomas Bock was transported to Van Dieman's Land for assisting in an abortion. He stayed on in Australia after his ...
Bell, Thomas, b. 1798
After emigrating from Ireland, Thomas Bell and his family lived on the land in New South Wales. After his wife died, Bell placed an advertisement ...
Goodwin, William Lushington, b. 1798
Colonial Tasmanian engraver, amateur photographer, newspaper editor and merchant mariner. As the editor of the Cornwall Chronicle, Goodwin regularly upset his readers and members of ...
Peale, Titian, b. 1799
Titian Ramsay Peale was a painter, naturalist, amateur photographer and museum curator. He was born in Philadelphia, North America, in 1799. Peale was appointed to ...
Champion, Thomas, b. 1800
Professional photographer born in Somerset, NSW. Resident of London and Sydney he spent the majority of his life in Windsor, NSW where he became a ...
Macarthur, William, b. 1800
Member of the famous colonial Macarthur family who may have been an amateur photographer. William was involved in numerous organisations and participated in several international ...
McCormick, Robert, b. 1800
McCormick is neither remembered for his excellence in the navy nor blessed with a magnificent portfolio that might redeem his deficiencies in this area. Although ...
Story, George Fordyce, b. 1800
Medical practitioner, amateur photographer and botanist who arrived in Tasmania in the late 1820s to serve as a government surgeon at various locations. Story spent ...
Cotton, John, b. 1801
Bird painter, amateur photographer and ornithologist born in England, UK. Resident near Goulburn, NSW his drawings of Australian birds and their settings in pencil, pen ...
Stone, Alfred Hawes, b. 1801
Although an amateur photographer, Stone's work is a significant record of the city of Perth's development between the 1860s and 1870s in Western Australia.
Docker, Joseph, b. 1802
Photographer Joseph Docker is thought to have taken the earliest surviving calotypes in Australia. With his photographer son, they took many images of the Australian ...
Leeson, J. D., b. 1802
Professional photographer, watchmaker, shop and museum proprietor, advertised as a photographer at Sale, Victoria in 1858.
Nixon, Francis Russell, b. 1803
A painter, sketcher, photographer and Anglican Bishop. Being consecrated the first bishop of Tasmania, Nixon used his sketches and paintings as a way to document ...
Norman, Robert Hastings, b. 1807
A photographer and dentist. He spent the majority of his life practising as a dentist however he did open Australia's first photographic business. He taught ...
Price, Charles, b. 1807
Charles Price was known as a painter, amateur photographer, architect and Independent (Congregational) clergyman. He designed and erected, at his own expense, the brick Congregational ...
Strange, Frederick, b. 1807
Shipped to Tasmania for robbing a grocery shop, Strange established himself as a portrait painter in Launceston where he also painted a number of views ...
Walker, Theresa, b. 1807
Walker received little formal education, but as a young woman showed considerable talent in the art of modelling. She would become very well known for ...
Williamson, C. A. H., b. 1807
Colonial male photographer whose diverse practice of producing wet-plate albumen prints, ambrotypes, alabastrine portraits and daguerreotypes seems to have existed for only two years before ...
Wilshire, William Pitt, b. 1807
Native colonial whose claim to fame as first-born Australian artist belied the fact he took up landscape only because of the threat of photography to ...
Wingate, Thomas, b. 1807
Retired army officer who came to Sydney in 1852. Wingate worked in the media of photography, painting and drawing. He exhibited a photographic panorama of ...