- Place where the work was made
- Media category
- Materials used
- silver gelatin photograph
- 17.2 x 22.8 cm image; 19.4 x 24.5 cm sheet
- Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
- Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Gael Newton 2021
- Upper Asian gallery
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Thilly Weissenborn was born in Java to European parents. Although photography was only invented in the mid 19th century, studios were quick to pop up around the globe and enticed many to travel in search of a career. Thilly’s older sister Else studied photography in Paris and established a studio in The Hague where
Thilly learnt her trade. Returning to Java, Thilly Weissenborn worked at the O Kurkdjian & Co studio before establishing Lux Studios around 1920. She is renowned for her idyllic images of Balinese women and landscapes.
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
Correspondence, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Sep 2022–2024
Photo Vintage France, 2013, France
Gael Newton, 2013-2021, Australian Capital Territory/Australia, purchased from Photo Vinatge France. Donated to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2021.