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Collection of fashion photographs [picture] / Athol Shmith
Bib ID 600345
Format PicturePicture
Author
Shmith, Athol, 1914-1990, photographer
 
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Description between 1948 and 1975 
471 photographs : b&w and colour. 
170 negatives ; acetate, b&w : 12.5 x 10 cm. and smaller. 
208 transparencies ; acetate, col. : 5.5 x 5.5 cm. 
Summary

The collection includes photographs of Australian models and fashions, many for advertising. Portraits of: Greta Miers, Yvonne Watts, Margaret Hebble, Jillian Griffiths, Sir Frank Beaurepaire, Pauline Kiernan, Irene Cotter, Elke Sommer, Prue Acton, Britt Cooper, Judy Varali, June Finlayson, Sir Rohan Delacombe, Sir Dallas Brookes, Maureen Jones, African Ballet 1969, Gregory Peck, Googie Withers, Michael Dennison, Chester Wilmott, John Royle, Arthur Young, Maggie Tabberer, Georgia Gold, Baroness von Thyssen, Jeanette Elphick, Rhonda Christensen, Anne Hamilton, Wendy Martin, Raylene Orr, Robin Bailey, Bambi Shmith, Wanda Polissadoff, Jenny Haur, Judy Barraclough, Bunty Turner, Leah McCartney, Jill Hamilton, Penelope Munday, Marie McKay, Dawn Diedricksen, Janice Wakeley, Mrs Martin Alstergren, Margaret Wood, Elizabeth Taylor and Mike Todd, Rona Newton-John, Michael Pate, Vivien Leigh, Jill Cofner, Marianne Liedloff, Penny Lane, Elizabeth Scarborough, Anne Moffat, Harold Holt, Laine Francis, Diana Knox, Geoffrey Smith, Clem Christesen, Diane Masters, Jenny Ham, Zara Holt, Bettina Gorton, Sir John McEwen. Athol Shmith opened his photographic salon in Melbourne during 1930s.

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Acetate negatives and transparencies stored in cold store.

Some of the photographs are by John Cato.

PIC Drawers R25-R27 #P900 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Caption list available. 
Subjects Celebrities -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Models (Persons) -- Photographs.  |  Fashion -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Costume -- Australia -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Cato, John Chester, 1926-2011, photographer
Terms of Use Copyright restrictions may apply. 
Exhibited Exhibited: NLA Treasures Gallery, Treasures, The Sell: Australian advertising 1790’s to 1990’s, 23 November 2016 – 25 April 2017 

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    PIC Box P900 #PIC P900/150, 151, 173, 191-228, 233-270, 272-282, 341-344, 350-367 Special Collections Reading Room
    PIC Drawer P900 #PIC P900/368-454 Special Collections Reading Room
    PIC Drawers R25-R27 #P900 Special Collections Reading Room
    PIC Cold Store A1/3/1 [PIC ATHOL] #PIC/6188/1-307, 382-401 Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
    PIC Cold Store Drawer 27-28 #PIC P900/27, 38, 41, 42, 45, 63, 64, 95, 101, 127, 144, 290, 323, 349 Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
    PIC Freezer PIC/6188 [PIC ATHOL] #PIC/6188/308-381   -

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