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Habbe, Alexander Christian, b. 1829
Colonial era Danish-born scene-painter, cartoonist and soldier. Habbe's scenes painted for the Christmas pantomimes at the Opera House rivalled those of John Hennings at the ...
Wilson, William John, b. 1833
Scene painter and stage designer for various London and Sydney based theatre companies. Wilson also painted Australian coastal scenes, rural English landscapes and views in ...
Barnes, William Rodney, b. 1851
Early 20th century cartoonist, painter, illustrator and theatrical designer; active in Melbourne, New Zealand and America.
Goatcher, Phil, b. 1851
Philip W. Goatcher (known as Phil), theatrical scene painter, was born in England in 1851, trained in 1867 as an apprentice scene painter in Melbourne, ...
Grainger, Joseph Harry, b. 1853
J.H. Grainger was one of the original exhibitors at the Queensland Art Society and made a significant contribution to the development of art in early ...
Tischbauer, Alfred, b. 1853
French born artist and theatre designer who painted various Sydney street scenes and documented interior views of exhibition spaces at the Art Gallery of New ...
Clint, Alfred T., b. 1879
Early 20th century painter, scene painter and (apparently) cartoonist.
Goatcher, James, b. 1879
Artist and theatre scene painter and designer who was a member of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales and of the West Australian ...
McKail, Alan, b. 1888
A Melburnian auctioneer, fashion and theatre designer known for his costumes at Melbourne's Artists' Balls. Contemporary police and media reactions to his more flamboyant costumes ...
Clint, Sydney Raphael, b. 1893
Early 20th century cartoonist, landscape painter, illustrator and theatrical artist.
Mack, Ludwig Hirschfeld, b. 1893
German Bauhaus artist whose diverse modernist practice reflects the upheaval of the second World War, when he was deported to Australia, but continued to practice ...
Mansell, William Arthur Byram, b. 1893
Mansell was a painter, illustrator and theatre designer whose work diverse artistic practices, which ranged from painting to set design, were very much influenced by ...
Kelly, Orry George, b. 1897
Kelly was a fashion designer born into a tailor's family. He was active in theatre in Australia, moving to NYC where he worked as a ...
Lindsay, Raymond, b. 1903
As well as being a fine cartoonist and an adept art critic, Raymond Lindsay is best known as the creator of large scale history paintings. ...
Lyon, Carl Raymond, b. 1903
Mid 20th century Sydney cartoonist, comic strip artist, theatrical scene painter and commercial artist. Worked with Stan Cross on 'Wally and the Major'
Kahan, Louis, b. 1905
Louis Kahan was a versatile, multi-talented artist and designer. He served in the French Foreign Legion and worked as a tailor in Paris where he ...
Thompson, Eric , b. 1905
Thompson trained as an architect at the Sydney Technical College and moved to the USA in 1927 where he made a career as a draughtsperson. ...
Afford, Thelma, b. 1908
Costume designer, performer, actor and fashion journalist with a practice from Broken Hill, Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne. She also designed costumes for early Australian TV ...
Kingston, Amie, b. 1908
Mid 20th century painter, printmaker, theatrical designer and art teacher. Amy Kingston worked prolifically in Australia and the UK, designing for the stage, the ballet ...