Object StatementArchive, commercial photography, glass negatives/cellulose acetate and nitrate film, Tom Lennon, Sydney, Australia, 1927-1949
Physical DescriptionArchive, commercial photography, glass negatives/cellulose acetate and nitrate film, Tom Lennon, Sydney, Australia, 1927-1949
The archive of the commercial photographic studio of Tom T. Lennon, 64 Victoria Road, Drummoyne, NSW. The 1796 negatives are largely of balls and dinners held in Sydney, but also include weddings, funerals, work events, parties, portraits, pets, fashion, horse races, and various places and events in Sydney.
The majority of balls and dinners in the photos were held at Mark Foy's Empress Ballroom. Other venues include: Cavalier Café, Coffee Inn, Farmers Blaxland Galleries, Fellowship Club Rooms of the International Correspondence School, Granville Town Hall, Hordern Brothers, Jack Keating Dance Studio, Oddfellows Hall, Palais Royal at Moore Park, St George's Hall at Newtown, Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, Sydney Town Hall, the Trocadero, University of Sydney's Great Hall, and Wentworth Hotel and Café.