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MOORE, Annie May

Also known as: née Moore, May Moore

Born: 4/01/1881

Died: 10/06/1931

Special Achievements:

May Moore, and her sister Mina Moore, were professional photographers.  They began in Wellington, New Zealand, moving to Sydney and Melbourne.  May’s speciality included famous celebrities/society people, artists, musicians, and writers of the era with some children and wedding photos.  “Moore is known to have introduced bromide paper and mounting boards to New Zealand.”


  • References

    A date with our forgotten heroines.  newspaper unknown.  January 10, 1984:7.

  • Image - Annie May Moore

    Annie May Moore (1881-1931), by unknown photographer, 1900-15

    Wikimedia Commons: File:A100546 246x550 Annie May.jpg This image is of Australian origin and is now in the public domain.