W. Burrows and the Dowling Brothers

William H. Carl Burrows established a studio at 76 Murray Street, Hobart in 1877. He had already established a studio in Launceston in 1876, and moved there in 1878, selling his Hobart studio portrait negatives to John Bishop Osborne. This advertisement appeared in both The Tasmanian 0n March 3rd and in The Launceston Examiner, 11th May 1878. “… his brother… ” refers to Matthew P. … Continue reading W. Burrows and the Dowling Brothers

Portrait on glass of Mrs L.A. Meredith

Photograph on glass of  Louisa Anne Meredith (1812-1895), author, naturalist, artist and photographer. © The Private Collection of John & Robyn McCullagh 2005-2007. ARR. A superb example of 19th century photographic portraiture, complete with velvet frame, domed glass, and hand tinting. Notes from the owners: “the frame is velvet and the photo’s oval and domed on glass“. Verso of hand-tinted photograph of Louisa Anne Meredith, … Continue reading Portrait on glass of Mrs L.A. Meredith

Louisa Anne Meredith portrait on glass

Hand tinted portrait on domed glass in pink velvet frame of Mrs Louisa Anne Meredith (nee Twamley), circa 1885. Unattributed but possibly by W.H. Carl Burrows of Launceston. © The Private Collection of John & Robyn McCullagh 2005-2007 ARR. Louisa Anne Meredith (1812-1895) Author, naturalist, artist and photographer. A superb example of 19th century photographic portraiture, complete with velvet frame, domed glass, and hand tinting. … Continue reading Louisa Anne Meredith portrait on glass