Dowson, John 2001, Fremantle: the Immigration Story, Fremantle Society.
Dowson, John 2003, Old Fremantle: Photographs 1850-1950, UWAP.
Dowson, John 2006, Old Fremantle Childhood: A Tribute to the Photography and Fatherhood of Arnold Beste - the Fremantle Period 1905-1916, John Dowson.
Dowson, John 2008, Old Albany: Photographs 1850-1950, National Trust WA.
Dowson, John 2011, Fremantle Port, Chart and Map Shop Fremantle.
Dowson, John 2014, Off to War: WWI 1914-1918, TFS Corp, 2014.
Dowson, John 2015, The Western Mail War Souvenir 1915, John Dowson, Aussiana Books, National Trust WA.
Dowson, John 2018, Swan River Postcards, Aussiana Books.
Dowson, John 2008, Heritage Assets of Fremantle: Why So Neglected? FICRA (pdf).
Dowson, John 2017, 'Rare and important: early photography in Fremantle', Fremantle Studies, 9: 1-14.
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