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John Watson and Co

Active Dates: circa 1855 - circa 1874
Active Area: Oceania (continent)
Australia (nation)
Queensland (state)
Brisbane (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: None found.
John Watson was a commercial photographer. He was active in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, from 1855 to circa 1875. Watson had studios in: Edward Street, North Brisbane 1855 (this was a branch of Glaisters, Sydney); Queen Street, Brisbane, 1862-1875; Stanley Street, South Brisbane 1874 (Davies and Stanbury 1985, p.250).
Sources: Davies, Alan and Stanbury, Peter (1985), 'The mechanical eye in Australia: photography 1841-1900'. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
'Pugh's Almanac'.

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