Every photo has a story #2

Friend and keen photographer Greg Matthews brought in this gem of a photo for restoration. His grandfather John Matthews (1889-1974) was originally from Hay in western NSW and set up the first saddlery and leather business in Leeton not long before World War 1. When he sold the saddlery to join the Light Horse Brigade the purchaser refused his tools …

William Dobell – from window washer to knight of the realm

  The file holding this portrait of the great Australian artist Sir William Dobell, taken by Monte Luke Photography Studio on October 28 1957, is simply marked ‘Bill Dobell’. By the time this photograph was taken, Dobell had won the Archibald Prize, Australia’s leading portraiture award, twice. And he would win it again in 1959. Bill Dobell taken by Monte …

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