Photographers Index

Deveril, Herbert, fl 1873-1885, photographer

Gender: Male
Active Dates: circa 1873 - circa 1885
Active Area: Oceania (continent)
New Zealand (nation)
North Island (island)
Wellington (region)
Wellington (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None found.
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: None found.
Herbert Deveril arrived in Wellington from Melbourne (where he had been employed as a photographer) in 1873 to take over the Photolithographic Department of the Government Printing Office. He was active as a photographer until the mid-1880s. He was commissioned by the New Zealand Government to take a series of photographs of New Zealand for the 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition.
Sources: Knight, Hardwicke (1971), 'Photography in New Zealand. A social and technical history'. Dunedin : John McIndoe.

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