Category Archives: Wherrett and McGuffie

Young man in fancy tie

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An early carte-de-visite from Charles Wherrett senior, whose studio began operations in Hobart in 1872, and continued after his death in the hands of his eldest son Charles B. Wherrett up to the 1900s. WHERRETT, Charles B.Charles Wherrett senior, 83 … Continue reading

Wherrett portrait of boys in sailor suits

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These boys were not necessarily apprenticed in the service of the Navy. Their suits were a fashionable outfit for teenagers of the 1880s: above the knee trousers for the pre-pubescent, below the knee for the teenager. The Wherrett Brothers (Charles … Continue reading

Wherrett portrait of Geo. Roberts

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Geo. Roberts ca. 1880 by C. Wherrett © The Private Collection of John & Robyn McCullagh 2006-2007. ARR.

Wherrett and Light and Truth

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Verso reads: “Light and Truth. C. Wherrett Photo Artist Melbourne Portrait Rooms Elizabeth Street Hobart Town Copies Can Be Had at Any Time” This carte dates from approximately quite soon after the death of Charles Wherrett senior, whose studio began … Continue reading

Wherrett & McGuffie

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A rare carte bearing the Wherrett & McGuffie stamp on mount and verso. © The Private Collection of John and Robyn McCullagh 2005-2007 ARR This article appeared in 1899 in –The Cyclopedia of Tasmania Vol .1, 1899 (?)Page 597-599 WHERRETT … Continue reading