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Eliezer Phillips Fox – Impressionist Painter & Teacher

From Australia’s Jewish Past: Emanuel Phillips Fox impressionist painter and teacher First published in J-Wire November 22, 2022 Emanuel Phillips Fox was born on 12 March 1865 at Fitzroy, Melbourne, the seventh child of Alexander Fox, a Jewish photographer from London, and his Sydney-born wife Rosette, née Phillips. Emanuel matriculated from school aged fifteen and

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Abraham & David Benjamin

Abraham and David Benjamin were successful businessman on either side of the Tasman. Abraham established the Benjamin Jewelery Company in 1880. It is still trading on Collins Street today. David Benjamin, who changed his surname to THeomin, after his father’s family in Prussia, established the Dresden (renamed Bristol) Pianoforte Company in Dunedin NZ.

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