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Negative Vignette - G.E.A.C., Birds, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: SH 000863 11

Negative Vignette, produced by G.E.A.C., one of a set belonging to Vincenzo Candela, an Italian migrant who came to Australia in 1920 with his wife Emanuela and son Angelo. Used in his photographic business in his hometown of Viggiano, Italy, where he specialised in portraiture, landscapes and village life. Vincenzo continued to use his photographic equipment in Australia, 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.
Negative vignette on thin paper.
Description Of Content:
Negative vignette with a rectangular frame in the centre, surrounded by foliage, birds and hay.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: working life, italian communities, italian immigration, photography, photographic equipment
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
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Employment
Tertiary Classification: tools & equipment
Format: Print - Negative: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: G.E.A.C., Germany, circa 1900
User: Vincenzo Candela, Viggiano, Italy, circa 1900
References: See Parent Record

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