Beachobatics and jitterbug photographs, Bondi Beach, 1936-1941, 1943 / by George Caddy

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Beachobatics and jitterbug photographs, Bondi Beach, 1936-1941, 1943 / by George Caddy

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PXD 1038

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9NaAWojY

Beachobatics and jitterbug photographs, Bondi Beach, 1936-1941, 1943 / by George Caddy

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Beachobatics and jitterbug photographs, Bondi Beach, 1936-1941, 1943 / by George Caddy

Full title

Beachobatics and jitterbug photographs, Bondi Beach, 1936-1941, 1943 / by George Caddy

Author / Creator

Date

July 1936-10 June 1941, 1943

Call Numbers

PXD 1038

Record Identifier

9NaAWojY
Physical Description

Contents

60 photographs - digital, black & white, PSD file60 photographic prints - image 40.6 x 40.6 cm, paper 50.5 x 50.5 cm, mount 64.2 x 52.2 cm - digitally printed on Somerset Photo Satin 100% cotton rag
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Arrangement

Date and photographer's original negative number

Publication information

Published information

Exhibition catalog: Bondi jitterbug : George Caddy and his camera. Sydney : State Library of New South Wales, 2008. A selection of photographs published in: Steve Meacham. "Muscle beach party", Sydney Morning Herald, November 29-30, 2008, Spectrum p.13, and SMH online. No. 13 published in the Wal Balmus article "Our youth can save Australia" in Hea...

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Out of copyright

Reproduction Restricted : Prints are only available to order as Digital Archival Prints from the State Library of New South Wales, Library Shop.

Approval for reproduction required : All reproduction requests require prior written approval from Paul Caddy.

Please acknowledge: : State Library of New South Wales, courtesy Paul Caddy.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1. Two women enter Town Hall Station near Murdoch's Department Store, July 1936 (N53)
2. Road works, Pitt Street, July 1936 (N54)
3. Long Bay toastrack tram, Eddy Avenue, July 1936 (N58)
4. J.Prentiss (?) and another gymnast in the air, Bondi Beach, 4 October 1936 (N144)
5. Roya Geale, Alf Stanbrough and unidentified woman, Bondi Beach,...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Beachobatics and jitterbug photographs, Bondi Beach, 1936-1941, 1943 / by George Caddy

Variant title

Captioned from Curator of Photographs' notes on the Library correspondence file

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

General note

Reference:
Sydney Morning Herald, 22 February 1937 (no.8)

Digital order no:Album ID : 845993

Attributions / Conjectures

For a discussion of whether the portrait at no. 41 is Hope Holmes, see: Pix 19 Nov 1938
For a portrait of Pat McRae (no. 47), see: Truth 4 Feb 1940, p.13
For portraits of Cherry Wheatley, see: Truth 3 Mar 1940 (at the Trocadero) and Health & Physical Culture 1 Oct 1941 (at the Tivoli)

Date note

Digital scans, 2008, of original negatives, 1936-1943

Alphanumeric designations

Photographer's original negative numbers in parentheses in Contents

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Paul Caddy, March 2008

Exhibited in

Bondi jitterbug : George Caddy and his camera

Administrative / Biographical history

George Caddy (1914-1983) was a gifted amateur photographer who recorded his friends and acquaintances on Bondi Beach from 1936-1941. (There is one photograph of his fiancee Betty York taken in 1943). A rare modernist, he used a medium format film camera to make images of beach culture and dance. He took the only known images of the popular entertai...

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Call Numbers

PXD 1038

Record Identifier

9NaAWojY

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826062

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