Thomas Flintoff

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According to the 1866 Burgess Roll of Ballarat Thomas Flintoff was a photographer with a shop in Sturt Street.


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History

Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne c1809, he studied art in England and Munich.[1]

Flintoff and one of his sons sought fortune on the Californian goldfields. In early 1853 he left San Francisco for Victoria. [2]

By 1856 Thomas Flintoff had settled at Ballarat were he set up as a painter and photographer, setting up the Tyne-side Photographic Studio in 1856. He moved to Sturt Street in 1860, with fire destroying his studio in 1868. New rooms were set up in Bridge Street. He continured to work in Ballarat until 1872. [3] .[4] By 1889 Flintoff was working from 135 Swanston Street, Melbourne. [5]

Flintoff died on 05 October 1891 one at his home at 196 Berkely Street, Carlton.[6]

Site

In 1860 Thomas Flintoff had a studio at 64 Main Road, Ballarat East.[7]

In 1865 Flintoff's Tyne Side Photographic Gallery was in Sturt Street opposite the Ballarat Star office. [8]

Legacy

Henry F. Stone and his Durham Ox, 1887. In the collection of the Art Gallery of Ballarat.

See also

Tyne-side Photographic Studio

Notes

References

  1. Kerr, Joan, The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870, Oxford University Press, 1992.
  2. Kerr, Joan, The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870, Oxford University Press, 1992.
  3. Kerr, Joan, The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870, Oxford University Press, 1992.
  4. Kerr, Joan, The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870, Oxford University Press, 1992.
  5. Alan Davies, Peter Stanbury, Con Tanre, The Mechanical Eye in Australia, Oxford University Press, 1985.
  6. Kerr, Joan, The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870, Oxford University Press, 1992.
  7. Dicker's ballarat Directory, 1865-6.
  8. Dicker's Ballarat Directory, 1865-6.

Further Reading

External links

http://www.warwickhughes.com/kiwialbum/1870/digging.jpg


--C.K.Gervasoni 13:04, 10 July 2013 (EST)

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