Australian and New Zealander Art

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Steam and sunshine, Newcastle BHP, 1934 by Harold Cazneaux

An English reviewer wrote of the photographs Cazneaux was commissioned to make for the BHP company in 1934: ‘I heartily disagree with his excursions into industrial subjects … whatever value these records of steel-making and the like may have for ...

Mountain flowers, pre 1922 by Harold Cazneaux

The bromoil technique was used in Mountain flowers to render the scene with an impressionistic finish. Cazneaux manipulated sharp and clear definition here in favour of a softer focus and in order to create a poetic representation of the landscape. ...

Lane in Redfern, circa 1910 by Harold Cazneaux

Harold Cazneaux was born in Wellington, New Zealand in 1878. His parents, Pierce Mott Cazneau and Emma Florence (née Bentley) worked in commercial studios in New Zealand before returning to settle permanently in Adelaide during the early 1890s. At the ...

Bush fire haze, Mount Talbingo, New South Wales, 1932 by Harold Cazneaux


Max Dupain - Night Scene, 1937

Washing pattern, Woolloomooloo, circa 1910-1915 by Harold Cazneaux

In a 1910 article on urban photography for the journal ‘Australasian Photo-Review’, Cazneaux regretted the neglect of the city as a subject by his fellow photographers: ‘in a big city we have the humour and pathos of life, the ease ...


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The shadowed hills: the Flinders Ranges, 1935 by Harold Cazneaux

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Autumn sunshine, Adelaide Hills, 1935 by Harold Cazneaux

Callitris columellaris, 1933 by Harold Cazneaux

Sunshine and gossip, 1919? by Harold Cazneaux

Harold Cazneaux was born in Wellington, New Zealand, 1878 and died in Sydney, 1953. Both his parents, Pierce Mott Cazneau and Emma Florence (née Bentley), operated a photographic studio in Wellington during the 1870s and 1880s. The family returned to ...

Landscape, New South Wales, 1920s by Harold Cazneaux

Black horses, 1920-1930 by Harold Cazneaux

Harold Cazneaux, The Take-off (Sydney, c.1931)


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