gael newton - selected articles, essays and papers

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General Essays/Articles

Out of Sight. R,Vere Scott and R. p. Moore: Forgotten Federation-Era Panoramic Photographers - 2012

Irreverence: a gloss on the photograph and the smile 1998

A STORY of The STORY: Correspondence between Jack Cato and Keast Burke

Interview with Gael Newton, Lynette Letic, April 2014

Building the Art Gallery of NSW photography collection–The Sydney Camera Circle arrives in a car-boot (1978)


Asia Pacific Essays/articles

Two entries originally published in ‘National Surveys: Southeast Asia’ in Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography, Editor John Hannavy, Routledge 2008:

Trans Asia Photography Review: Gael Newton reviews the Spring 2015 issue -  Volume 43 of Ars Orientalis, a peer-reviewed annual journal based on the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (F|S) collections of Asian Art and their related archives and research programs.

Contemporary Singapore Photography, A Survey 2011

Local heroes of early photography in Asia and the Pacific.

Royal Court Photography: From the NGA's Picture Paradise Exhibition 2008

Princes, Portraits andPanoramas – Garden of the East: photography in Indonesia 1850s-1940s

Shapoor N Bhedwar The Naver—invocation


Anton Bruehl: The Anton Bruehl Junior gift to the National Gallery of Australia

Jack Cato: 1889 - 1971. Entry in the Australian Dictionary of Biography

R A Cunnigham's Australian Aboriginal international touring company

Shinzo Fukuhara  Japan 1883 – 1948

Fiona Hall: Retro-Spect Leura's Theme

E O Hoppé, Fame, Fortune and the Fifth Continent

John Kauffmann: 1864 - 1942. Entry in the Australian Dictionary of Biography

J W Lindt, Coontajandra and Sanginguble, Central Australian Aboriginals

Celebrated Australian photographer  - Robert McFarlane

Tracey Moffatt: Invocations (2001)

Tracey Moffatt: The memory theatre of Tracey Moffatt

David Moore: The Spread of Time (pdf)

David Moore – Reflections: Cycling, Herne Hill, UK

Going to Extremes: George Silk, Photojournalist

John F Williams: a photo/ history, 2004

Walter Woodbury: 1834 – 1885


Online Publications

Shades of Light: Photography and Australia 1839-1988

Silver and Grey: fifty years of Australian photography 1900 - 1950

Australian Pictorial Photography


Exhibitions - National Gallery of Australia

Garden of the East: Photography of Indonesia 1850s - 1940s

Picture Paradise: Asia - Pacific Photography 1840s-1940s

PhotoSpace at the NGA


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