Category Archives: John Watt Beattie

J. W. Beattie’s photograph on glass of Haughton Forrest painting

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John Watt Beattie photographed several paintings of the artist Haughton Forrest. This particular photograph is on glass. These scans are from the original photograph on glass: Notes from John McCullagh: This is a photo on the glass itself of the … Continue reading

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Anson portrait of Aboriginal Group

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Group portrait of Truganini (left), William Lanney & Bessie Clarke © The Private Collection of John & Robyn McCullagh 2005-2007 ARRDetails from owners: Photograph on glass (cracked) in oval brass frame. From left to right – Truganini, William Lanney, and … Continue reading

Louisa Anne Meredith portrait by Beattie

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  © The Private Collection of John & Robyn McCullagh 2005-2007. ARR The photographer John Watt Beattie (1859-1930) became a close friend of the distinguished artist, naturalist and author Louisa Anne Meredith (1812-1895) in the 1880s. Beattie took a series … Continue reading

Beattie’s portrait of Louisa Anne Meredith

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Detail of J.W. Beattie’s portrait of Louisa Anne Meredith © The Private Collection of John & Robyn McCullagh 2005-2007. ARR. One of the photographs in a series taken in Hobart by John Watt Beattie of author, naturalist, artist and photographer … Continue reading

Business Stationery of John Watt Beattie

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© The Private Collection of John & Robyn McCullagh 2005. ARR. Watermarked. This invoice reveals that Miss Lucas paid a deposit on postcards on the 21st August, 1913 to John Watt Beattie at his studio, 60 Elizabeth Street, Hobart. Beattie … Continue reading

Beattie studios lanterns labels

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Art Nouveau decorations and superlatives – “The Best and Most Complete Collection in the State” – feature on this verso label on glass from John Watt Beattie’s studio at Wellington Bridge, 52 Elizabeth St. Hobart. Hand-tinted lantern slides accompanied Beattie’s … Continue reading