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Subject: Re: Richards & Co - Ballarat
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 8:57:35 +1000


dear Mary

i have a richards & co photo. Its on a dark green backing, with Richards & Co Sturt Street Ballarat in gold on the bottom. number, 5082, in pencil on the back. i believe it was taken in 1883.

hope below can be o some help.

regards margaret


http://www.acay.com.au/~gsm/Photographers.html

BALLARAT: A.Flegeltaub, School of Photography, Sturt St [Aaron F. 1888-89]
BALLARAT: Bardwell's Royal Studio, Sturt St [Solomon & Bardwell 1865; 1888-91]
BALLARAT: Chuck photographer, The Queen Studio, next Savings Bank [1888-89. T. Chuck. Also T.F. Chuck 1874-78]
BALLARAT: G.Willetts. Elite Studios [Hark St -1894] / Temple of Light [was at Adelaide 1877-82], Bridge St [1888-91]
BALLARAT: Melbourne Photographic Company, Bridge St.
[no dates known for MPC at Ballarat. Were at Adelaide 1872-1884, Melbourne 1900, so perhaps Ballarat 1885-1899?]
BALLARAT: Richards & Co. 19 Sturt St [cab 1867-1900; George Richards & Co 19 Sturt St 1886-96]
BALLARAT: Williams Palace of Art, 2 doors above Lester's [no dates known - anyone know when they were here?]

CORK (Ireland): Berlin Studios
CORK (Ireland): Callaghan photographer 45 South Mall Cork.
[Listed in Cork directories at this address as a lithographer in 1863, and lithographer and photographer in 1867]

DAYLESFORD: Meek & Co. Artistic Photgraphers, Howe St [no Daylesford date - James Meek at Hamilton Vic 1884-1900]

MARYBOROUGH: J.Bawden photographer Maryborough & Clunes [John Bawden - was at Clunes only 1888-89]
MARYBOROUGH: J.Weller [James Weller 1867-1891]

MELBOURNE: E.C.Waddington & Co., 109 Elizabeth St
[Edmund Cosworth W. at 109 Elizabeth 1883-84. Later ran Vandyck Studios]
MELBOURNE: Grouzelle & Vanheems Royal Arcade
[Louis Grouzelle 11 Royal Arcade, 1884-87; Vanheems and Co. 57 Burke St 1879]
MELBOURNE: Grouzelle, 69 & 71 Swanston St [Louis Grouzelle & Co, 69-71 Swanston 1887-91]
MELBOURNE: R.Yeoman, 169 Bourke St East Melbourne [1885-99]
MELBOURNE: Stewart & Co., 217 & 219 Bourke St East
[1879-1900; 1881-89 @ 217 & 219 Bourke; previously Robert Stewart 217 Bourke 1871-80]
MELBOURNE: TALMA, 119 Swanston St
[Andrew Barrie & Henry Weedon. At 119 Swanston 1893-1900. First studio lit with electric light 1894]
MELBOURNE: The Star Photographic Studios, 112 George St
[no date known for Melbourne, but Sydney Studios were 1899-1900]
MELBOURNE: Vandyck Studios, 3 Bourke St, next GPO [E.C.Waddington was manager; 1887-88]
MELBOURNE: Yeoman & Co., 139 Clarendon St Sth Melb. [John Y. & Co. at 139 Clarendon 1882-89]

PRAHRAN: Yeoman & Co, 47 Chapel St [1884-91]

SALE: Alfred Bock, Foster St [from 1873-?]

SANDHURST [Bendigo]: Bartlett Bros [309 Williamson St 1880-99]

SYDNEY: Lomer's Parlors & Photographic Studios, 805 George St, opposite Railway Terminus
[Albert Lomer at 805 George St 1880-95]
SYDNEY: J.T. Gorus Photographic Artist, 101 King St [1864; with Hunt to 1879]

WARRNAMBOOL: Thos J.J. Wyatt, Warrnambool, Portland & Mt.Gambier [was at Mt.Gambier only 1864]

[Dates of operation in square brackets are largely from "The Mechanical Eye in Australia" by Alan Davies & Peter Stanbury]



---- Mary Dean <> wrote:
> Would anyone have an idea as to when Richards & Co., Photographers, of 23 Sturt Street, Ballarat, were in operation?
> I have a photo of a young child that I would like to try and date.
> Mary
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