Harris, Robert, fl. 1880-1899 (photographer)
- Existence: fl. 1880 - 1894
Robert Harris was a commercial photographer active in South Africa. He had a studio at Donkin Street, Port Elizabeth, 1880-1890 (Bensusan 1963, p.236). He exhibited photographs at the Port Elizabeth Exhibition 1885 and the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, London, 1886. From 1891 to 1894 Harris was in partnership with Thomas McKnaught (Bensusan 1963, p.236). Harris produced a number of photographically illustrated books.
Cowan, Charles (1882), 'Southampton to South Africa'. [Contains photographs by Harris]
Harris, R. (c. 1876), 'Photographic views of Port Elizabeth and neighbourhood'.
Harris, R. (188?), 'Photographic album of South African scenery'.
Harris, R. (1888), 'South Africa illustrated'.
Bensusan, A.D. (1963), '19th century photographers in South Africa'. 'Africana notes and news'. Volume 15, number 6, pp.219-252.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
191 x 126 mm. Showing the waterfall and narrow river gorge on the Keerom River near George.
191 x 126 mm. Showing one of the lakes near Knysna, surrounded by cliffs and hills.
192 x 127 mm. A general view looking over the houses of Kynsna towards the lagoon and the sea beyond Kynsna Heads.
- Subject: Knysna (inhabited place) X
- Keerom River (river) 1