The Powerhouse acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the ancestral homelands upon which our museums are situated. We respect their Elders, past, present and future and recognise their continuous connection to Country.
94/63/1-65/1 Glass negative, quarter plate, Eric Sheldon in his office, Tom Lennon, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 12 November 1932. Click to enlarge.

Glass plate negative photographed by Tom Lennon

Photographed
Glass negative, quarter plate, Eric Sheldon in his office, Tom Lennon, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 12 November 1932

Eric J. Sheldon was a drummer, dance band leader and editor of the monthly industry magazine, "The Australian Music Maker and Dance Band News", 1932-36. In this photo he is seated at a desk on which is a telephone, ink well, pen holder, calendar and a book labelled "DANCE BAND NEWS". Tom Lennon was the official photographer for the magazine. On the shelf behind Eric …

Summary

Object No.

94/63/1-65/1

Object Statement

Glass negative, quarter plate, Eric Sheldon in his office, Tom Lennon, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 12 November 1932

Physical Description

Glass negative, quarter plate, Eric Sheldon in his office, Tom Lennon, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 12 November 1932

Eric J. Sheldon was a drummer, dance band leader and editor of the monthly industry magazine, "The Australian Music Maker and Dance Band News", 1932-36. In this photo he is seated at a desk on which is a telephone, ink well, pen holder, calendar and a book labelled "DANCE BAND NEWS". Tom Lennon was the official photographer for the magazine. On the shelf behind Eric Sheldon is a portrait of his girlfriend, the singer Anita Sumae, who sang with Sheldon's band. The pair were married at St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, New South Wales, on 5 September 1935. The offices of the "The Australian Music Maker and Dance Band News" were located on the Fourth floor, State Theatre Building, Market Street, Sydney, New South Wales.

Dimensions

Height

81 mm

Width

105 mm

Cite this Object

Harvard

Glass plate negative photographed by Tom Lennon 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 2 December 2021, <https://ma.as/390897>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/390897 |title=Glass plate negative photographed by Tom Lennon |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=2 December 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}