Cazneaux, Harold Pierce (1878-1953)

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Caz (1878-1953)
Cazneau, Harold (1878-1953)
Cazneaux, Harold (1878-1953)
Cazneaux, Harold Pierce, (FRPS) (1878-1953)
Field of activity
Artist; Photographer
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Harold Pierce Cazneaux (1878-1953), photographer, was born on 30 March 1878 in Wellington, New Zealand, son of Pierce Mott Cazneaux, an English-born photographer, and his wife Emily Florence, née Bentley,...

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Cazneaux was the leader of Australian Pictorialist photography in the first half of the 20th century. The soft focussed beauty of his images helped a wider understanding that photography was more of an art form and not simple reproductive technology.

photographer, Sydney, son of photographers Pierce Mott Cazneau and Emily Cazneau nee Bentley . This entry is a stub. You can help the DAAO by submitting a

  • c.1890
  • Evening classes

Flourished

  • fl. c.1896 - 1953

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Harold Cazneaux worked as a portrait and landscape photographer. In 1916, Cazneaux founded the amateur Sydney Camera Circle to break with typical British photographic conventions in favour of using Australian sunshine effects. He produced a series of portraits of well-known artists, musicians, and actors and many books.

His photograph of a giant Red River Gum in the Flinders Ranges in 1937 was exhibited in the London Salon of Photography, titles . A later version was exhibited in 1941, entitled . Known as the Cazneaux Tree, it is still a popular tourist destination in the Wilpena region of the Flinders Ranges.

  • Career position - Works at Freeman & Co. Ltd photographic studio, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Career event - Winner of Kodak 'Happy Moment' contest
  • Award - Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain (FRPS)

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Cazneaux, Harold Pierce
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  3. Eucalypts: A Celebration
    Wrigley, J. and Fagg, M.
    Published: Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest Australia, 2010
  4. Eucalypts
    Sheppard, H. et al.
    Published: Australian Government, 2007
  5. Australian treescapes : a photographic study
    Mitchell, Elyne
    Published: Ure Smith, Sydney, 1950

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  1. Abermain No.2 Colliery, New South Wales
    [ Photograph : 1925-2011 ]
    At ANU Inst Rep
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  2. Newcastle Harbour entrance - morning
    [ Photograph : 1925-2011 ]
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  3. Newcastle beach
    [ Photograph : 1925-2011 ]
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  4. Abermain No.3 Colliery, New South Wales
    [ Photograph : 1925-2011 ]
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  5. Abermain No.1 Colliery, New South Wales
    [ Photograph : 1925-2011 ]
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  6. Loading Abermain coal, Newcastle, New South Wales
    [ Photograph : 1925-2011 ]
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  7. Seaham No.1 Colliery, New South Wales
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  8. Seaham No.2 Colliery, New South Wales
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  9. [Harold Cazneaux : Australasian Art & Artists File]
    Cazneaux, Harold, 1878-1953
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  10. Papers of Harold Cazneaux
    Cazneaux, Harold, 1878-1953
    [ Published : 1912-1938 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
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  2. Cazneau, Pierce Mott (1849-1928)
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  1. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 20 June 1953 p 40 Family Notices
    ... , Harold Pierce.—June 19, 1953 (suddenly), at his residence, Roseville, beloved husband of Mabel Winifred ... 19, 1953, at Collaroy, husband of the late Ada Florence, loved father of Ernest, Harold, George ... 14011 words
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  2. WOMAN GAOLED FOR CONTEMPT
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Wednesday 4 August 1954 p 6 Article
    ... .Couit Í6¡ give evidence on whether it was her. signature witnessing the will of . Harold Pierce Cazneaux ... , a photographic artist. ' Cazneaux's widow, Mabel Win-ifred Cazneaux, of Roseville, ap-plied for ... 272 words
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    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Wednesday 4 August 1954 p 12 Article
    ... -ville, applied for probate of the will of. her husband, who died on June 19, 1953, leaving a substantial estate ... late ) Harold Pierce Cazneaux, a hotographie artist. Cazneaux's widow, Mabel Winifred Cazneaux, Rosc ... 303 words
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Periodic (National : 1977 - 2011) Wednesday 28 July 1993 p 1

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  2. THE CAZNEAUX STORY (1 December 1952)
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  4. The ‘Last Page’ (1 July 1953)
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  2. Catalogue of books : shown at Australia House, London, at an exhibition held under the auspices of the Literature Society of Australia, from September 29th to October 5th, 1931
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