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Arthur Stockdale Cope - Black and White Portrait Photograph

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Arthur Stockdale Cope - Black and White Portrait Photograph

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Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope (1857-1940)

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Henry Walter Barnett (1862-1934) was an Australian photographer known for his significant contributions to the field of photography in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was instrumental in documenting the social and architectural aspects of Sydney, Australia. Barnett was born in London in 1862 and emigrated to Australia with his family in 1878. He began his career as a photographer in Sydney in the 1880s and quickly gained recognition for his work. Barnett's photographs are noted for their clarity and composition. One of Barnett's most notable projects was his documentation of the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. He captured various stages of the bridge's construction, providing a valuable visual record of this iconic Australian landmark. His images not only documented the engineering feat, but also provided an insight into the daily lives of the workers at the time. In addition to his work on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Barnett documented the changing cityscape of Sydney, including its buildings, streets and people. His photographs provide a valuable historical record and insight into the social and architectural aspects of Sydney in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Henry Walter Barnett's contributions to Australian photography have left a lasting legacy and his work is valued for its historical and artistic significance.

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1900
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London, St Martin's Place, WC2 0HE, United Kingdom
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Walters Art Museum
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© National Portrait Gallery, London

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