Early photography

[Episode 12 | 1898 : Rowley]

Rowley visits Mr Merry, a photographer and boarder in Rowley's house. Mr Merry gives Rowley a photograph of the brickworks where Rowley's father worked. His mother asks Rowley about his 'book of good deeds' and Rowley explains that when he gets to 1,000 his father will come home.


The Australian curriculum: History

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History activities [3]

Activity 1: 1800s photography
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Subtheme(s): Art, music and literature,Inventions and electronic media
Activity 2: A picture speaks a thousand words
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Subtheme(s): Art, music and literature
Activity 3: The early camera
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Subtheme(s): Historical events,Inventions and electronic media