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97/98/1-4 Photograph album and contents, paper / card / fabric, belonging to Florence Broadhurst, Japan / India / South East Asia / the Middle East / Shanghai, c1920s-1930s. Click to enlarge.

Photograph album belonging to Florence Broadhurst

Made
This album documents Florence Broadhurst's travels and early career as a singer and dancer in Asia (India, Malaysia, China, and possibly Japan) during the 1920s. The photographs present Broadhurst as an adventurous and stylishly dressed young woman.
Florence Broadhurst moved to Europe in 1927 after a brief return visit to Australia. On her return to Australia in 1949, she become a painter and renowned Australian wallpaper designer and business woman.
Broadhurst died tragically in her wallpaper …

Summary

Object No.

97/98/1-4

Object Statement

Photograph album and contents, paper / card / fabric, belonging to Florence Broadhurst, Japan / India / South East Asia / the Middle East / Shanghai, c1920s-1930s

Physical Description

Photograph album containing photographs of Florence Broadhurst and others. All pages are detached from the spine of the album, some photos feature inscriptions on the reverse.

Production

Made

Notes

This photograph album was owned by Florence Broadhurst
This album contains [albumen] photographic prints dating from the 1920s. Florence Broadhurst died in 1977.

History

Notes

This photograph album was owned by Florence Broadhurst

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph album belonging to Florence Broadhurst 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 June 2022, <https://ma.as/160405>

Wikipedia

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