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446726
  • Title
    Sam Hood - miscellaneous photographs, ca. 1900-1930
  • Creator
  • Call number
    a2809 Online
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    2005 (copies of ca. 1900-1930 nitrate photonegatives)
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    446726
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 86 digital images (copies of nitrate photonegatives, 8 x 14 cm. & 9 x 11 cm.)
  • Scope and Content
    1. Bales of wool on horsedrawn drays, Millers Point (note the bandstand, background left and dome of the Observatory, background right), 1920's
    2. Two women, Blue Mountains (?), ca. 1912
    3. Matilda Street, Bondi, ca. 1920, taken from Saunders' Removalists yard
    4. Miss Marcelle Boivin, daughter of Eugene Boivin, secretary of the French Consulate, on the veranda of Ewenton, Balmain, ca. 1912 (note the chatelaine on the mesh handbag)
    5-6. Paving Hunter Street, Newcastle near the Hotel Rawson and premises of Dick Bath
    7. Hood family (?) portrait, Balmain, ca. 1915 (note the father is a sergeant in AIF uniform with "INF" badges on his epaulettes. He wears no colour patches)
    8-9. Women and girls at a function, Vaucluse House, ca. 1920
    10. Militia, ca. 1917 (one soldier has "33" badge on his forage cap and badge on the sleeve is "Citizen Forces, 1812-1917" with a star in the map of Australia)
    11. 30 class tank engine and schoolboy rail strikebreakers with Union Jack on the engine, August 1917
    12-15. Crowds arriving, Taronga Park, ca. 1916
    16-24. Visitors inspect animals in enclosures and pools, Taronga Zoo
    25. Uniformed keeper with spotted animal, Taronga Zoo
    26-27. Man has his photograph taken with an orang-outang, Taronga Zoo
    28. Veterinarian operates on a leopard (?)
    29-78. Film party in the bush and a motor launch on the water, in a bushfire and skiing on Hotel Kosciusko slopes, ca. 1925 (original envelope marked "Mr Marks", portraits incl. and a C & W cinema camera.) [Possibly the film "Joe", 1924; possibly E.S. Marks as one of the party wears a blazer with the Australian coat-of-arms]
    79-80. Strike (?), Railway Institute and Central Court, ca. 1917 (note the cinecamera)
    81-84. Great War recruitment office or schoolboy strikebreaker signing on, 1917 (?)
    85. My brother Bill [i.e. Bill Hood] at "Haxton", Balmain
    86. Charlie Penfold, the Hood's Burmese cook, washing the floor at "Haxton", Balmain
  • Appraisal Note
    Original nitrate negatives destroyed after copying, May 2010
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
  • General note

    Contents list titles supplied by cataloguer from Sam and Ted Hood's notes on the original envelopes.
    No. 4 Identified as Marcelle Boivin, daughter of Eugene Boivin, secretary of the French Consulate by Julie Dyson, September 2016. Previously titled 'Miss Marcelle Boivin, daughter of the head chef at the Paris House, on the veranda of Ewenton, Balmain, ca. 1912 (note the chatelaine on the mesh handbag)'.

    Postcard size negatives (8 x 14 cm.) probably taken on 122 size film on a Kodak 3A Folding Pocket Camera -- A.Davies, Curator of Photographs
    Digital order no:Album ID : 897135
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