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No 76 Spring 2005

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The La Trobe Journal

is published by the State Library of Victoria Foundation twice yearly in Autumn and Spring. Formerly the La Trobe Library Journal, it was published from 1968 to 1997 by the Friends of the State Library (now amalgamated with the State Library of Victoria Foundation).
Editorial Committee: John Barnes (editor), Sandra Burt (assistant to editor), John Arnold, Morton Browne, Shane Carmody, Anne Colman, Des Cowley, Paul Fox, Yvonne Hurley, Wallace Kirsop.
Administrative assistant: Joanne Halpin.
Editorial address: Editor, The La Trobe Journal, State Library of Victoria Foundation, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000. E-mail: [email protected]
Contributions are invited on scholarly topics and are subject to refereeing.
Opinions expressed in The La Trobe Journal are those of the individual contributors and no responsibility is accepted for them by the Editorial Committee or the State Library of Victoria Foundation.
Copyright of material published in The La Trobe Journal is vested in the author, except where stated otherwise.
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Members of the State Library of Victoria Foundation receive The La Trobe Journal free as part of their membership. Details of membership are given on the inside back cover. Subscriptions are not available to non-members.
Single copies (when available) may be purchased online through the Library Shop ( or directly from the State Library (ask at Foyer Desk).
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All photographs in this number of The La Trobe Journal are from the State Library of Victoria, unless stated otherwise. Library photography is by the Photographic Unit of the State Library.
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Front cover: Baron Raimund von Stillfried, Lady, hand-coloured albumen silver photograph. 23.7 × 19.1 cm. Views and Costumes of Japan, c. 1876, LTW 56, Print 12 [H99.62/12]. La Trobe Picture Collection.
Back cover: May and Mina Moore, photographer, Evelyn Kerry, gelatin silver, toned photograph. 19.5 × 9.1 cm. H38782/602. La Trobe Picture Collection.
The La Trobe Journal
No. 76 Spring 2005


From the Editorial Chair 2
Luke Gartlan Views and Costumes of Japan: A Photograph Album of Baron Raimund von Stillfried-Ratenicz 5
Jane Lydon ‘Watched over by the indefatigable Moravian missionaries’: Colonialism and Photography at Ebenezer and Ramahyuck 27
Elizabeth Willis ‘People undergoing great change’: John Hunter Kerr's photographs of Indigenous people at Fernyhurst, Victoria, 1850s 49
Madeleine Say John Hunter Kerr: Photographer 71
Mary Lewis ‘The most luxuriously appointed salon in Melbourne’: Johnstone and O'Shannessy's 1885 Studio 77
Daniel Palmer Tracing the Origins of Australian Fashion Photography 87
Guy Featherstone Helmut Newton's Australian Years 105
The La Trobe Journal is edited by John Barnes, assisted by Sandra Burt, and is published twice a year by the State Library of Victoria Foundation.
ISSN 1441-3760