TMA in the News
Port Stephens Examiner
"Ray Alley photo collection donated to museum"
13th August 2020
Ray Alley was a prominent photographer in Port Stephens before his death in 2014. Mr Alley was well-known for taking photographs of whales and dolphins that were used by media outlets across the world.
The Alley family has donated his collection of photographs from nearly 50 years of work to the Association to be preserved for future generations. The family was represented by photographer's son and daughter, Matthew and Jordyn Alley, at a formal presentation of the collection. Speaking on behalf of the family, Matthew Alley, of Anna Bay, said that he hoped the collection would honour his father in a way that celebrates the many memories he created over nearly 50 years as a Bay photographer
The late Ray Alley
Matthew and Jordan Alley with John Clarke
John Clarke said he was thrilled to accept the thousands of prints and negatives - "As an organisation we feel very privileged to be entrusted with such a magnificent reflection of Port Stephens”.
Jordyn and Matthew Alley were presented with honorary lifetime Tomaree Museum Association memberships by John Clarke at Shoal Bay.
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