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Allen Family (fl. 1850-1871) (photographers)



  • Existence: fl. 1850 - 1871


Oswald H. Allen was active in Sydney from the 1850s. He seems to have worked for the Freeman Bros. (Cato 1955, pp.16-17). From 1867-71 Allen and his wife had a studio at 360 George Street (Davies and Stanbury 1985, p.122).


Cato, Jack (1955), 'The story of the camera in Australia'. Melbourne: Institute of Australian Photographers.

Davies, Alan and Stanbury, Peter (1985), 'The mechanical eye in Australia: photography 1841-1900'. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.