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Leaflet - Italian Photography Company, circa 1900 Reg. No: SH 000898
- Leaflet, for the Italian Photography Company, circa 1900, used by Vincenzo Candela in his photographic business in Viggiano, Italy. He specialised in portraiture, landscape and village life, and had a 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.
- Section of a larger Catalogue, pages 87 to 90. Yellowed pages A5 size. Advertising eleven different types of cameras including a Klapp Mentor Zeiss Tessar. Kodak Brownie and pocket camera's various models, and the Kodak Panorama and Hawk-Eye. There is extensive text in Italian, printed in black, and an illustration and table with specifications for each camera.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
|Tagged with:||working life, italian communities, italian immigration, advertising, photography|
|Themes this item is part of:||Vincenzo Candela, Italian Migrant, Photographer & Tailor, 1920, Candela Collection, Candela family, Italian Migrants, 1920, Images & Image Making Collection, Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Brought Goods|
|Tertiary Classification:||photographic equipment|
|Inscriptions:||Text at the Top of each page: EMPOLI - P. CANTINI - EMPOLI|
|Place & Date Made:||Italy, 1900-1920|
|User:||Vincenzo Candela, Viggiano, Italy, 1900 or later|
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