Hood Collection part II : [Theatrical, Live theatre]

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Hood Collection part II : [Theatrical, Live theatre]

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PXE 789 (v.57)

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Hood Collection part II : [Theatrical, Live theatre]

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Hood Collection part II : [Theatrical, Live theatre]

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ca. 1920-ca. 1950

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PXE 789 (v.57)

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404 photoprints - 20 x 31 cm. or smaller

10 albums (248 photoprints) - 36 x 23 cm. or smaller

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Partly Digitised : 275 images only selected for digitisation


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Bondi Beach (N.S.W.) Central Railway Station (Sydney, N.S.W.) Century Theatre (Sydney, N.S.W.) Empire Theatre (Quay Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) Haymarket Theatre (Sydney, N.S.W.) Kismet Theatre (Drummoyne, N.S.W.) Minerva Theatre (28 Orwell Street, Potts Point, N.S.W.) Nicholson's (416 George Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) Reef Beach (Balgowlah Heights, N.S.W.) St. James Theatre (Elizabeth Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) State Conservatorium of Music (Sydney, N.S.W.) State Theatre (Sydney, N.S.W.) Sydney Showground (N.S.W.) Sydney Town Hall (Sydney, N.S.W.) Theatre Royal (Castlereagh Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) Tivoli Theatre (Sydney, N.S.W.) Wentworth Hotel (Lang Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) National Art Gallery of New South Wales Macquarie Gallery (Bligh Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) Pavlova, Anna, 1881-1931 interiors acrobats actors audiences ballet balls & dances bands chorus girls comedians dancers dancing dressing-rooms evening clothes fancy dress musicals operas publicity singers stage sets theatres & cinemas theatrical costumes theatrical productions Adult Females Adult Males children Conductors (Music). Adelaide Boys' Band Aubrey, Madge Beau Danube (ballet) Bluett, Gus Britton, Aileen Brunton, Dorothy, d.1977 Carlson, Violet, 1900-1997 Carmen (opera) Clowns in clover (song) Darke, Harold S. Dawe, Rex Dawson, Peter, 1882-1961 Dolin, Anton Elliott, Madge, 1896-1955 Family album (theatrical production) Farmer & Co. Ltd. Faust (opera) Franklyn, Leo Frith, Alfred, 1885-1941 Fuller Theatre Company Fuller-Gonsalez Opera Company Gay divorcee (musical play) Gerald, Jim Grace Bros. Grey, Zane, 1875-1939 H.M.S. Pinafore (operetta) Haskell, Arnold L. Hatherlie, F (Mr & Mrs) (Bob & Betty) Hoey, Dennis Holeproof Ltd Hollywood Hotel (theatrical revue) Hood, Sam, 1870-1953. Hughes, Lloyd, 1897-1958 Idiot's delight (play) Ingenues (band) Iolanthe (operetta) J.C. Williamson (Firm) Jory, Victor La Traviata (opera) Lavaretti, C. Lawson, Winifred Let's face it (theatrical production) Marcus Showgirls Mason, Cecil Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Midsummer night's dream (play) Mikado (operetta) Moncrieff, Gladys, 1893-1976 Monte Carlo Russian Ballet Nicol, Don Norma (opera) O'Brien girl, The (theatrical production) Odds on (film) Okay for sound (theatrical production) Oldaker, Max, 1907-1972 Patience (operetta) Petrouchka (ballet) Phillips, Nat, ca. 1883-1932 Pianowsky, Michael Pirates of Penzance (operetta) Poletti, Olga Pride, Peggy Princess Ida (operetta) Purcell, Irene Rene, Roy, 1892-1954 Ritchard, Cyril, 1899-1978 Roberts, June Roussova, Lelia Royal, Queenie Ruddigore (operetta) Sanford Baseball Team Sargent, Malcolm, Sir, 1895-1967 Scamuzzi, Vicleffo Shadow play (theatrical production) Southern maid (musical play) Sunny (theatrical production) Swayn, Audrae Szarka, Bill Tait, E. J. (Ted) Tait, John There goes my girl (film) Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960 Tibbett, Mrs Lawrence Trial by jury (operetta) Turner Twins Twelvetrees, Helen, 1908-1958 Vannucci, Brandisio Victory Ball (1941) Welch, Bettina Women (play) Woodbury, Joan Yeomen of the Guard (operetta) Scully, Frances Silvestri, Rosita Tamburini, Arturo MacDonald, J. S. (James Stuart), 1878-1952 Mackennal, Bertram, Sir, 1863-1931 Mackennal, Agnes, Lady Henkel, Ted Henkel family Henkel, Leone

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1. [Vicleffo Scamuzzi, Olga Poletti, Brandisio Vannucci dressed for "La Traviata", Fuller-Gonsalez Opera Co., 1928]
2. [Principals (incl. Rosita Silvestri and Arturo Tamburini) of "Norma" in costume, Fuller-Gonsalez Opera Co., 1928]
3-4. [Fuller-Gonsalez (?) conductor and principals of "Faust"]
5-6. [American women's jazz band "Ingenues" a...


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Hood Collection part II : [Theatrical, Live theatre]


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General note

PXE 789 v.57 nos 123-124: other women of the cast at the picnic were June Robert's sister Dorthy, Ena Dale, Hazel Harris, Mandie Vera, Mamie Watson and Mary Gannon (reference: The Green Room, 1 Nov 1923; Theatre, 1923-1924) The Seneschal in PXE 789 v.57 no.45 is probably driven by Harold S. Darke as he enjoyed publicity (reference: Daily guardian,...

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Attributions / Conjectures

No.124 is June Roberts, Reef Beach, 1923 No.178 is the Eleven Rascals child troupe, Sydney, 1931 Reference: Bondi Jitterbug exhibition No.365 is possibly John M. Hendry, bodybuilder and physical culture writer Reference: Alan Dabies, Curator of Photographs, March 2009 Nos 67-71 - Frances Scully, Royal Academy of Dance Studio, Sydney and the date...


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