Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn (1870-1950)

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Mattingley, Arthur (1870-1950)
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Photographer; Ornithologist; public servant; author
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Arthur Herbert Evelyn Mattingley (1870-1950), photographer and ornithologist, was born on 11 July 1870 at North Melbourne, fourth child of English parents Albert Mattingley, headmaster, and his wife Mary...

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Arthur Mattingley was a pioneer of Australian bird photography and many of his shots appeared in the books of Robert Hall and Charles Barrett. He was a member of the Royal Australian Ornithologists' Union from its inception and was President 1913-1914.

Born North Melbourne, 11 July 1870. Died Prahran, Victoria, 2 October, 1950. Educated Scotch College. Tea-taster for Herbert Henty 1891; Commonwealth Customs Department, Melbourne 1891-ca 1933, retiring as officer-in-charge of overseas parcels post. Pioneer of Australian bird photography, with many of his photographs appearing in books by Robert Hall and Charles Barrett (qq.v.) and in and . Gold medal, International Photographic Exhibition, Dresden, Germany 1909. Led expeditions to the Bass Strait Islands 1908 (where he persuaded O.G. Perry to film seals and birds) and through central and north-eastern Australia, covering nearly 11,300 km, 1934. Corresponding member, Zoological Society of London 1907; honorary life member, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds 1909; corresponding fellow, American Ornithologists' Union 1921; foundation member, Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union 1901, president 1913-14; a founder, Bird Observers' Club, Melbourne 1905, president 1928, life member 1935; a founder, Gould League of Bird Lovers of Victoria 1909, president 1933; a founder, Victorian Advisory Council of Flora and Fauna; honorary member, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria 1947; a founder, Wyperfeld National Park; member, committee of management, Wilson's Promontory National Park. Mount Mattingley, the highest point of Wyperfeld National Park in Victoria, is named after him.

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  • (see also) Emu; Victorian School Paper; Royal Society for the Protection Birds; Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union; Corresponding member of the Zoological Society London; Corresponding member of the American Ornithologists' Union; Bird Observers' Club; a founder of the Gould League of Bird Lovers of Victoria; Victorian Advisory Council of Flora and Fauna; Honorary member of the Victorian Field Naturalists' Club; a founder of the Wyperfeld National Park; Member of the Committee of Management of Wilson's Promontory National Park

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn (1870-1950), Photographer and Ornithologist
    Kloot, Tess
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 10, 449-450
  3. The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001
    Robin, Libby
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001

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  1. A. H. Mattingley testing tea. Federal Analyst's Branch
    Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn, 1870-1950
    [ Photograph : 1934-1935 ]
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    A. H. Mattingley testing tea. Federal Analyst's Branch
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  2. Carpet snake & self. [Arthur Mattingley holding snake]
    Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn, 1870-1950
    [ Photograph : 1934-1935 ]
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  3. [A.F. Mattingley holding a rifle at a campsite]
    Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn, 1870-1950
    [ Photograph : 1935 ]
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  4. [View of a small sailing boat with one man at the tiller]
    Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn, 1870-1950
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1934-1935 ]
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    [View of a small sailing boat with one man at the tiller]
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  5. [Three fledgelings on a branch]
    Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn, 1870-1950
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  6. Red browed finch
    Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn, 1870-1950
    [ Photograph : 1934-1935 ]
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  7. Pine Plains Mallee - Musterers. N.W. Victoria
    Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn, 1870-1950
    [ Photograph : 1934-1935 ]
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  8. [View of tree tops]
    Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn, 1870-1950
    [ Photograph : 1935 ]
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  9. [Group of men doing their washing-up at a camp site]
    Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn, 1870-1950
    [ Photograph : 1934-1935 ]
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  10. Young Boobook owls
    Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn, 1870-1950
    [ Photograph : 1934-1935 ]
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  1. Arthur H.E. Mattingley and an unidentified man in a cart, December 1907
    [ Photograph : 1907 ]
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    Arthur H.E. Mattingley and an unidentified man in a cart, December 1907
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  2. A. H. E. Mattingley and family Oct 1931
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  3. A. H. Mattingley
    Age (Melbourne, Vic.)
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1939 ]
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  4. On road, Bourke to Hungerford
    [ Photograph : 1939 ]
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  5. Clarence Weber, Dr H. Bryant, Mr Clancy, Dr Mattingley, A.H.E. Mattingley and Dr Donald Thompson at the Bird Observers Club camp at Mud Island, 1 February 1914
    [ Photograph : 1914 ]
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    Clarence Weber, Dr H. Bryant, Mr Clancy, Dr Mattingley, A.H.E. Mattingley and Dr Donald Thompson at the Bird Observers Club camp at Mud Island, 1 February 1914
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  6. Catching a carpet snake (self)
    [ Photograph : 1906-1935 ]
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  7. A.H.E Mattingley, Captain S.A. White, Dr. J. Leach, J.W. Mellor, J. Hamilton and W. Angel [?] at Mallacoota Inlet, Victoria
    [ Photograph : 1910 ]
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    A.H.E Mattingley, Captain S.A. White, Dr. J. Leach, J.W. Mellor, J. Hamilton and W. Angel [?] at Mallacoota Inlet, Victoria
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    ... Trade and Customs. Victoria. Section 85 (1).—Arthur Herbert Evelyn Mattingley, Examining Officer in ... 07.—^Oswald Herbert Woollett, Supervisor (Registration), as from the close of business on 0th August ... 367 words
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