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Photographic studio printing equipment and accessories (16), timber /metal /glass, used by Sam Hood, made by Barton / Kodak, USA / Australia, 1920 - 1953

Made 1920-1953

The material from Sam Hood’s photographic studio was used by Sam Hood and other employees in the day-to-day running of the studio. The State Library of NSW acquired a collection of negatives from Sam’s daughter Gladys Hood in 1973 comprising some 30,000 images. Sam Hood’s story is well documented in a volume produced by that institution (Sydney Exposures, Through the eyes of Sam Hood & his studio 1925 - 1950) and there are several images from that collection of Sam Hood with cameras and accessor...

Summary

Object No.

2002/119/2

Object Statement

Photographic studio printing equipment and accessories (16), timber /metal /glass, used by Sam Hood, made by Barton / Kodak, USA / Australia, 1920 - 1953

Physical Description

Photographic studio printing equipment and accessories (16), timber /metal /glass, used by Sam Hood, made by Barton / Kodak, USA / Australia, 1920 - 1953

Consists of Barton photo-enlarger, Century No.4 camera stand, Kodak Service printer, retouching lamp, backing press, cutting board, glass plate stand, tube Imperial N.P.G., 4 printing frames, 2 enamel processing trays, dark room light and a sponge.

Production

Notes

The material that comprises this part of the Sam Hood acquisition is designed for use in a photographic studio in the reproduction, enlargement, touching up and printing of photographic images from negatives.

The material that comprises this part of the Sam Hood acquisition was manufactured by various North American, English, European and Australian manufacturers.

Made

1920-1953

History

Notes

The material that comprises this part of the Sam Hood acquisition was used in the Studios to develop and reproduce images.
The material that comprises this acquisition was purchased by Sam Hood and remained in the possession of his studio until his death in 1953. The material remained in the possession of the Hood family, specifically Gladys Hood until Jeanette Francis offered it to the museum in September 1992. Jeanette is the daughter of Gladys Hood.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Ms Jeanette Francis, 2002

Acquisition Date

20 September 2002

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photographic studio printing equipment and accessories (16), timber /metal /glass, used by Sam Hood, made by Barton / Kodak, USA / Australia, 1920 - 1953 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 February 2019, <https://ma.as/11137>

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