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Seal - Vincenzo Candela, Italy Object Reg. No: SH 000909

Summary:
Metal seal with a wooden handle, used by Vincenzo Candela in his photographic business in Viggiano, Italy. He specialised in portraiture, landscape and village life, and had a number of well established client base. After his migration to Australia in 1920 Vincenzo continued to use his photographic equipment, more as a hobby than a trade, taking photos of family members and friends in his home, with impromptu backdrops such as a rug or a sheet.
Description:
Metal seal with a turned, varnished wooden ebony handle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Vincenzo Candela, Italian Migrant, Photographer & Tailor, 1920, Candela Collection, Candela family, Italian Migrants, 1920, Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Organisations
Tertiary Classification: office equipment
Inscriptions: On bottom of seal: V. C.
User: Vincenzo Candela, Viggiano, Italy, by 1920

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