Manning, C. H. & Co

C. H. Manning & Co
150 Colombo Street, Christchurch.
Emma Louisa Manning and Leonard Whithair Appleby 
(she was the sister of the Melbourne photographer Timothy Stoessiger Noble

succeeded C. H. Manning about October 1895

The Late Mr C. H. Manning.— Our readers will be pleased to hear that the photographic business of the late Mr Manning is to be carried on for the benefit of Mrs Manning and her family. Mr Leonard Appleby, who holds several School of Art certificates and was for five years with the late Mr Manning, and subsequently with "Falk," Sydney and Mr Charleston, join Mrs Manning as managing partner, and his experience in such leading studios should be a guarantee of high-class work. An advertisement by Mrs Manning will be found on our front page.
Press, Volume LII, Issue 9217, 21 September 1895, Page 7

The Star, Issue 5385, 11 October 1895, Page 2

The Star, Issue 5499, 26 February 1896, Page 2

Oxford Observer, Volume VIII, 26 June 1897, Page 4
(this notice was last published in the Oxford Observer on 17 July 1897)

Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume XLIV, Issue 2271, 31 May 1898, Page 3

Mrs. C. H. Manning (Emma Louise) Melbourne photo-colourist (nee Noble) who married photographer Charles Henry Manning (q.v.) at Moonta in April 1875. Later that year her husband and Stephen Nixon (q.v.) moved into Townsend Duryea’s studio in King William Street, Adelaide, where she became the studio’s artist in watercolours. She was described as a ‘skilful lady artist’ when an enlarged portrait of the late Mrs R. D. Ross she had coloured was displayed at the studio in 1876.
R.J. Noye, 22 June 1998 - archived by the Art Gallery of South Australia

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