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Sam Hood : photographic collection, 1916-ca.1955

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Sam Hood : photographic collection, 1916-ca.1955

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1Ljm56g9

Sam Hood : photographic collection, 1916-ca.1955

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Sam Hood : photographic collection, 1916-ca.1955

Full title

Sam Hood : photographic collection, 1916-ca.1955

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Date

1916-ca.1955

Record Identifier

1Ljm56g9
Physical Description

Contents

Approximately 44,800 negatives7,309 photographic prints3 boxes of textual material6 film reels
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Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Copyright restrictions may apply : Photographs in this collection created before 1955 are all out of copyright. Photographs created after 1955 are in copyright for the life of creator plus 70 years.

Please acknowledge : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Collection 01
Hood Collection part I : Sydney streets, buildings, people, activities and events, ca. 1925-1955
Purchased from Gladys Hood, 1972

Collection 02
Hood Collection part II : Negatives, photographic prints, registers, appointment diaries and family motion pictures, 1916-ca.1955

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Sam Hood : photographic collection, 1916-ca.1955

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CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Administrative / Biographical history

Samuel J. Hood's (1872-1953) claimed to have been born 1870, but the South Australian Birth Index gives date as 20 August 1872. His career as a photographer began in the 1880s. He ran a successful business in ships portraits (these negatives are now held by the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney) and portraits of people in the late ninet...

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1Ljm56g9

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395018

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