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Portrait of H. Walter Barnett [picture]
Bib ID 1135302
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description [ca. 1894] 
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.9 x 10.3 cm. on card 23.7 x 19.8 cm. 
Series

Keast Burke collection on the history of photography

Biography/History

Photographer who had a studio in Hobart in partnership with Harold Riise. Opened the Falk Studios in Sydney end of 1886 and his sitters included the actors brought out by J. C. Williamson. He was one of the leading portrait photographers in the country. In 1897 he went to London and established himself as a leading photographer whose clients included the Royal family. In 1920 he retired to France and collected and sold contemporary French art.

Notes

Title from inscription on photograph.

Condition: good.

Inscriptions: "To I. H. Gamble with very best wishes from H. Walter Barnett, 1894" --in ink lower centre to lower right.

"Keast Burke collection" --compactus card.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-141547809

Subjects Barnett, H. Walter (Henry Walter), 1862-1934 -- Portraits.  |  Photographers -- Australia -- Portraits.
Occupation Photographers.

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