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Leaflet - Italian Photography Company, circa 1900 Document 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
Discipline: History

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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
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
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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