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Archive File - BARNES, Josiah Earl (1858-1921)

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

J E Barnes was the preeminent Kew (Vic) photographer in the first decades of the 20th century. His ‘embarkation’ photographs are a major asset of the Australian War Memorial’s Collection. The Society also owns original copies of a number of his photos, including numerous mayoral and civic photos. In 2014, the Society mounted a major exhibition of his photos, a number of which were sourced from his descendants. The file includes two CD-ROMs of these images. There are also two copies of an article by D. Darbyshire - ‘Diggers at Sea’, originally published in the Port of Melbourne Quarterly. Dates of embarkations and a photocopy of one of the photographer’s advertisements are included in the file.
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Since its foundation in 1958, members of the Kew Historical Society have been compiling and storing information about subjects relating to the history of Kew and its environs, of which this file is an example. Typically files will contain primary and secondary sources.
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28 Oct 2018 at 5:39PM