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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.

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Lands Office, Brisbane-from Adelaide Street, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085E/4
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1886
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