Photographers Index

Lomer, Albert, fl 1862-1900, photographer

Gender: Male
Active Dates: circa 1862 - circa 1900
Active Area: Oceania (continent)
Australia (nation)
New South Wales (state)
Sydney (inhabited place)
Victoria (state)
Melbourne (inhabited place)
Queensland (state)
Brisbane (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None found.
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: None found.
Albert Lomer was a commercial photographer active in Australia. He opened the first photographic studio in Brisbane in 1862 (Cato 1955, p.176 [Cato refers to Lomer as Lormer]; Davies and Stanbury 1985, p.190). Lomer was active at a variety of addresses in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Queensland circa 1862-1900. (Davies and Stanbury 1985 pp.190-192).
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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