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Medal - Sesquicentenary of Australia, Salon of Photography, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1938 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33141

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Salon of Photography 1938 (AD)
Mint: Amor
Other Details: In 1938 a Commemorative Salon of Photography was held in Sydney to mark Australia's 150th anniversary. It was organised by the Photographic Society of New South Wales [et al] and was held at the Commonwealth Bank Chambers from March 23 to April 9 1938. Photographs displayed included a romantic silver gelatin print titled 'The Stock Route'.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 64 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: > 100 g.

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Tagged with: australian sesquicentenary 1938, celebrations, photographic exhibitions, picture salons
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, W.J. Amor Mint, Medal Maker, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sesquicentenary of australia
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1938 AD
Obverse Description: Two-masted sailing ship under full sail to right; grass-tree in foreground; around at right, COMMEMORATIVE SALON;
around left, OF PHOTOGRAPHY 1938
Reverse Description: Accross centre, three rectangular boxes representing photo-negatives, a person in profile looking right, a rural scene and an industrial scene, all wraped in olive wreath; around, AUSTRALIA'S 150TH ANNIVERSARY 1788 SYDNEY 1938.
Near rim in small letters artist's initials C.E. and mint name, AMOR
Edge Description: Impressed SPECIMEN ONLY
Inscriptions: Impressed SPECIMEN ONLY (edge)

(obverse)Two-masted sailing ship under full sail to right; grass-tree in foreground; around at right, COMMEMORATIVE SALON;
around left, OF PHOTOGRAPHY 1938

(reverse)Accross centre, three rectangular boxes representing photo-negatives, a person in profile looking right, a rural scene and an industrial scene, all wraped in olive wreath; around, AUSTRALIA'S 150TH ANNIVERSARY 1788 SYDNEY 1938.
Near rim in small letters artist's initials C.C. and mint name, AMOR
Shape: round
Material: Silver-plated
Issued By: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1938
Mint: Amor (Mint), 1938
Artist: Mr. Charles Eccles - Amor (Mint), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1938

Signed reverse C.E.
References: Cal.1938/8
The National Library of Australia holds a 13-page publication titled 'The Australian Commemorative Salon of Photography...1938...' N 779.07994 A938 (copy in sup file).

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