Photographers Index

Solomon, Saul, fl 1857-1891, photographer

Gender: Male
Active Dates: circa 1857 - circa 1891
Active Area: Oceania (continent)
Australia (nation)
Victoria (state)
South Australia (state)
Adelaide (inhabited place)
Ballarat (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None found.
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: Solomon, S, fl 1900-1909, photographer
Saul Solomon was a commercial photographer based in Australia in the latter part of the nineteenth century. From 1857 to 1862 Solomon had a studio in Main Road, Ballarat. Solomon continued to be active in Ballarat until 1874, working in partnership with Bardwell, and based at 29 Sturt Street, opposite Star Office, Ballarat. The firm Solomon and Bardwell was also active in Maryborough, Victoria, and Dunolly, Victoria. From 1874 to 1891 Solomon was also operating as the Adelaide School of Photography at 51 Rundle Street, Adelaide (Davies and Stanbury 1985, p.234). Saul Solomon was almost certainly connected to S. Solomon.
Sources: Davies, Alan and Stanbury, Peter (1985), 'The mechanical eye in Australia: photography 1841-1900'. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Malloy, Margaret (2010), email to RCS librarian on 12 November 2010, transcribing the back of a photograph she held of a family member, on which was printed: S. Solomon Late, Solomon & Bardwell, 29 Sturt Street, Opposite Star Office, Ballarat.

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