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Biographical entry Bayliss, Charles (1850 - 1897)

Born
1850
Hadleigh, Suffolk, England
Died
4 June 1897
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Photographer

Summary

Charles Bayliss was a leading figure in Australia's photographic heritage. His photographs, including his arboreal portraits of majestic eucalypts, provide a unique insight into late nineteenth century Australia, both its landscape and its inhabitants.

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Events

1854
Life event - Arrives in Melbourne
1866 - 1873
Career position - Photographer with the American and Australasian Photographic Company, working with Beaufoy Merlin
1873 - 1877
Career event - Produced the Holterman Exposition images - the largest wet-glass panorama
1878 - 1897
Career position - Worked as an independent landscape photographer

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Wrigley, J. and Fagg, M., Eucalypts: A Celebration, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest Australia, 2010, 344 pp. Details

Online Resources

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