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Clifford, Samuel, fl 1850-1878, photographer

Gender: Male
Active Dates: circa 1850 - circa 1878
Active Area: Oceania (continent)
Australia (nation)
Tasmania (state)
Hobart (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None found.
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: None found.
Samuel Clifford was a commercial photographer. From circa 1859 to 1878 his studio was at 132 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania (Davies and Stanbury 1985, p.146). He won awards at exhibitions in 1865 and 1866, and a bronze medal at the Intercolonial Exhibition of 1870 (Cato 1955, p.107).
Sources: Cato, Jack (1955), 'The story of the camera in Australia'. Melbourne : Institute of Australian Photographers.
Davies, Alan and Stanbury, Peter (1985), 'The mechanical eye in Australia: photography 1841-1900'. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

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