From Ballarat and District Industrial Heritage Project
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.
- Photography -Wanted, Black and White and Colour Artist, also Retoucher. Apply by letter Thornton Studio Ballarat. 
- ↑ Argus, 02 July 1921.
--C.K.Gervasoni 15:25, 22 October 2012 (EST); --Clare K.Gervasoni 11:36, 13 October 2014 (EST)