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Charles Bayliss
landscape photographer

(left to right) Charles Bayliss View from Dunlop Range, near Louth, Darling River (looking south) and Distant view of Jandra Rocks, from the portfolio New South Wales Royal Commission: conservation of water. Views of scenery on the Darling and Lower Murray during the flood of 1886.

Renowned for his pioneering work in panoramic and landscape photography, Charles Bayliss is considered a leading figure in Australia’s photographic heritage.

This display presents two substantial portfolios of his photographs that picturesquely document aspects of pastoral life and landscape along the Darling River and Riverina districts in the late 1880s.

Australian Collection Focus Room sponsored by
Macquarie Group

9 Feb – 25 May 2008

Free admission