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Allen Family

Active Dates: circa 1850 - circa 1871
Active Area: Oceania (continent)
Australia (nation)
New South Wales (state)
Sydney (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: None found.
Oswald H. Allen was active in Sydney from the 1850s. He seems to have worked for the Freeman Bros. (Cato 1955, pp.16-17). From 1867-71 Allen and his wife had a studio at 360 George Street (Davies and Stanbury 1985, p.122).
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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