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|Dates: ||1869 - 1928|
|Born: ||Australia, Victoria, Gaffney’s Creek|
He moved to Coolgardie in 1896, at the height of the Western Australian gold rush. In 1900 he opened a studio in Kalgoorlie, 38 km north east of Coolgardie. He undertook extensive work photographing for mining companies.
Philip Goldswain and William Taylor (ed.) An everyday transience : the urban imaginary of goldfields photographer John Joseph Dwyer (Western Australia, 1896-1917) (Crawley, W.A. : UWA Publishing, 2010)
Robert Pascoe & Frances Thomson In old Kalgoorlie: the photographs of J. J. Dwyer (Welshpool, W.A. : Western Australian Museum, 2010)
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