Harriet Brims

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Self portrait of Harriett Pettifore Brims (1864-1939), Australian photographer

Harriet Brims (1864-1939) was a pioneer female commercial photographer in Queensland, Australia.[1][2] She opened a photographic studio in Ingham, Queensland before moving to Mareeba in 1904, where she established a new studio until she moved to Brisbane in 1914. Her photographic work provides information on people and places in the pioneer days of North Queensland.[3]

She was featured in the Magnificent Makers exhibition at the State Library of Queensland in 2018.[4]


  1. ^ "Late Mrs. Harriett Brims". The Telegraph. Queensland, Australia. 26 October 1939. p. 16 (CITY FINAL LAST MINUTE NEWS). Retrieved 29 June 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "CURRENT". The Queenslander. LXIV, (1415). Queensland, Australia. 3 January 1903. p. 53 (Unknown). Retrieved 29 June 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "OBITUARY". Cairns Post (11, 774). Queensland, Australia. 11 November 1939. p. 3. Retrieved 3 July 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "Magnificent Makers: Queensland inventors and their curious creations". State Library of Queensland. 2017. Retrieved 14 May 2018.