State Library Victoria > La Trobe Journal

No 76 Spring 2005

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Notes on Contributors

Guy Featherstone works as a part-time librarian and archivist for the Shell Company. In his spare time he researches the history of Victoria.
Luke Gartlan recently completed his dissertation on Baron Raimund von Stillfried at the University of Melbourne and is currently a JSPS postdoctoral research fellow at Nihon University, College of Art, Tokyo.
Mary Lewis is Architectural Collections Project Manager at the State Library of Victoria. Her work involves the acquisition, research and cataloguing of original architectural drawings.
Jane Lydon is a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies at Monash University. Her book Eye Contact: Photographing Indigenous Australians, about colonial photography on Aboriginal missions, has been published by Duke University Press. She is currently working in collaboration with the Indigenous community on an interdisciplinary project at Ebenezer Mission, north-western Victoria.
Daniel Palmer Daniel Palmer is a Lecturer in the Theory Department of the Faculty of Art & Design at Monash University. He is the editor of Photogenic: Essays/Photography/CCP 2000–2004 (Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2005).
Madeleine Say is the Pictures Librarian at the State Library of Victoria.
Elizabeth Willis is Senior Curator in the Australian Society and Technology Department of Museum Victoria.
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In This Issue

Luke Gartian on Baron Raimund von Stillfried's Views and Costumes of Japan, one of the finest photograph albums of the nineteenth century; Jane Lydon on images of Indigenous people at Moravian missions in nineteenth-century Victoria; Elizabeth Willis on the photographs of Indigenous people taken by John Hunter Kerr at his station in northern Victoria in the 1850s; Madeleine Say on John Hunter Kerr as a photographer; Mary Lewis on the plans and specifications for Johnstone O'Shannessy's 1885 photographic studio in Collins Street; Daniel Palmer on the origins of Australian fashion photography; Guy Featherstone on the Australian years of Helmut Newton.
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