Thornton Studios

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Unknown Australian Soldier, c1915 Photograph: Thornton Studios, Ballarat. If you can identify this soldier please email c.gervasoni at



Thornton studios were known to have been taking photographs professionally from before 1918 and after 1928.


Photographs by Thornton Studios were often reproduced in newspapers such as The Argus and The Australiasian.


Thornton Studios were at 44 Sturt Street in 1921. The premises were formerly used by A.J. Chuck, photographer

See also

A.J. Chuck

Thornton Richards & Co.

World War One



Frank Wright, June 1921, University of Ballarat Historical Collection (Cat. No.11051)
Ballarat Teachers' College Football Team, 1928, Federation University Historical Collection (Cat. No.11051 )
Photography -Wanted, Black and White and Colour Artist, also Retoucher. Apply by letter Thornton Studio Ballarat. [1]


  1. Argus, 02 July 1921.

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--C.K.Gervasoni 15:25, 22 October 2012 (EST); --Clare K.Gervasoni 11:36, 13 October 2014 (EST)
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