Learn about Caire, Nicholas

Nicholas John Caire was born in 1837 in Guernsey, Channel Islands. He migrated to Australia with his parents and arrived in Adelaide about 1860. He had developed an interest in photography from a young age and with help and instruction from a local photographer soon becam competent in the art. By his late twenties he was travelling and photographing through Gippsland. In 1867 he opened a studio in Adelaide. After marrying in 1870 he and his wife moved to Talbot, near Clunes, Victoria, where he worked for the next six years. In 1876 when he bought an established studio in Collins Street, Melbourne but in 1885 he gave up his city studio and devoted the rest of his life to outdoor photography, working from his home in South Yarra. He died at Armadale, Victoria, in 1918.
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Two views of the Albert Memorial, Hyde Park, by Nicholas Caire c.1885, and Charles Bayliss c.1880. Both ex Sydney antique print room. 2 various Australian Colonial photographs. Silver Gelatin photograph (2). 19 x 13 cm each

Nicholas Caire (1837-1918): c1890 albumen photographs from 'Views of Victoria' series - 'Scene Near Dandenong: Moon's Range'; 'Scene on the River Campaspe'; 'Bend of the River Watt'; 'View of Sailors' Creek bridge'; 'View of Sailors' Creek Falls'; 'Scene N

Victoria: c1890 albumen photographs (19 x 13 cm), by Nicholas Caire (1837-1918) from 'Views of Victoria' serie, 'Scene Near Dandenong: Moon's Range'; 'Scene on the River Campaspe'; 'Bend of the River Watt'; 'View of Sailors' Creek bridge'; 'View of Sailors

Victoria: c1890 albumen photographs (19 x 13 cm), by Nicholas Caire (1837-1918) from 'Views of Victoria' series - 'Scene near Dandenong: moon's Range'; 'Scene on the river Campaspe'; 'Bend of the river Watt'; 'View of Sailors' Creek bridge'; 'View of Sailo

Victoria: c1890 albumen photographs (19 x 13 cm), by Nicholas Caire (1837-1918) from 'Views of Victoria' series - 'Scene near Dandenong: moon's Range'; 'Scene on the river Campaspe'; 'Bend of the river Watt'; 'View of Sailors' Creek bridge'; 'View of Sailo

Victoria: 'Gippsland Scenery' binder with 19 photographs from the series by Nicholas Caire, (1837-1918), albumen photographs, each 20 x 15 cm, mounted on card, including three showing Aboriginals - 'Native Camp in Gippsland', 'Native bark Canoes' and 'Lake

Victoria: c1890 albumen photographs (19 x 13 cm), by Nicholas Caire (1837-1918) from 'Views of Victoria' series - 'View on the upper Buckland river'; 'Scene near bright'; 'Jebb's Pool, on the Erskine river, near Lorne'; 'The Erskine river Waterfall'; 'Crys

Victoria: c1890 albumen photographs (19 x 13 cm), by Nicholas Caire (1837-1918) from 'Views of Victoria' series - 'The Township of Walhalla'; 'View of a Victorian sheep station'; 'Interior of the Crater at mount Franklin'; 'View of the Township of Ballan';

Victoria: c1890 albumen photographs (19 x 13 cm), by Nicholas Caire (1837-1918) from 'Views of Victoria' series - 'Scene near Dandenong: moon's Range'; 'Scene on the river Campapse'; 'Bend of the river Watt'; 'View of Sailors' Creek bridge'; 'View of Sailo

Victoria: c1890 albumen photographs (19 x 13 cm), by Nicholas Caire (1837-1918) from 'Views of Victoria' series - 'View of the Railway Tunnel through the Big Hill near mount Herbert'; 'Fern Grove, near mount Munday'; 'Dandenong state Forest, at fern tree G

Victoria: c1890 albumen photographs (19 x 13 cm), by Nicholas Caire (1837-1918) from 'Views of Victoria' series - 'State school, Fernshawe'; 'View of the Township of Fernshawe'; 'Entrance to Fernshawe'; 'The old Crossing-place at Fernshawe'; 'Junction of t

Gold Mining: 'Garden Gully Amalgamated Claims', c1874 albumen photograph (18 x 13 cm), by Nicholas Caire (1837-1918), No. 12 in 'Views of Bendigo' series, caption on mount, overall 31 x 25 cm. Good condition

Gold Mining: 'Excavation of Quartz Reef, Near Ironbark Hill', c1874 albumen photograph (18 x 13 cm), by Nicholas Caire (1837-1918), No. 7 in 'Views of Bendigo' series, caption on mount, overall 31 x 25 cm. Few tones on mount

Victoria: 'Gippsland Scenery' Series by Nicholas Caire, (1837-1918), albumen photographs, each 20 x 16 cm, mounted on card, comprising 'Toorloo Bay, Lake Tyers'; 'Scenes in the South Gippsland Mountains'; 'Scene on the Broadribb River'; 'Iron Bark Cove'; '

Series of 14 early Australian photographs. Landscapes by Nicholas Caire & others. Most double sided. Various

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