Lomer, Albert, fl. 1862-1900 (photographer)
- Existence: fl. 1862 - 1900
Albert Lomer was a commercial photographer active in Australia. He opened the first photographic studio in Brisbane in 1862 (Cato 1955, p.176 [Cato refers to Lomer as Lormer]; Davies and Stanbury 1985, p.190). Lomer was active at a variety of addresses in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Queensland circa 1862-1900. (Davies and Stanbury 1985 pp.190-192).
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.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Lands Office, Brisbane-from Adelaide Street, 1886
235 x 180 mm. A photograph from the same viewpoint as Y3085C/8, although from further back, to accommodate the extension built on the left since the earlier photograph. With a pony and trap in front of the building and several bystanders watching the photographer. ‘S. Lomer and Co.’ in bottom right hand corner.