Albert Frederick Morris, born in Birmingham, UK in 1917 and known as Bert, married Eva Elizabeth Nevin (1917-2008), grand daughter of photographer Thomas and Elizabeth Nevin, in Melbourne, August 1935. … … More Gunner Albert Morris and Eva Morris nee Nevin 1930s-40s
On February 2, 1872 Thomas J. Nevin placed an advertisement in the Mercury informing the public and visitors (tourists) that his photographs, taken on a Colonists’ Trip down the River Derwent to Adventure Bay on the eastern side of Bruny Island, were ready and for sale. … More The Colonists’ Trip to Adventure Bay 1872
Personal friendships, mutual business support and Lodge affiliations ensured priority and preference, and in Thomas Nevin’s case, his family solicitor, Attorney-General W.R. Giblin, and his Loyal United Brothers membership played a key role in the offer to provide the Municipal and Territorial Police, and the Prisons Department with identification photographs of convicted criminals. “A first-class faithful likeness” is exactly what the police wanted of the prisoner and ex-convict population. … More A first-class faithful Likeness, February 1873
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