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John Michael Joshua interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 728302
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Joshua, J. M. (John Michael), 1893-1974, Interviewee
 
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Description 1972 June 14-16 
1 tape reel : 1 7/8 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Mel Pratt collection.

Summary

Mr Joshua, a photographer, talks of his trip to England and France in World War I; Griffith after World War I; the motor car repair and trade between wars; beginnings of the duco process in Australia; charcoal burner for motor vehicles; engineering business; photographic studio at Temora; Kodak Ekitak [Ektachrome?]; Australian native flowers photography; difficulties of photographing flowers; transparencies vs negatives in processing; depth of focus; photographing Caparus Mitchelli; publishing wildflower photographs; the Joshua Collection and manuscript index at the National Library.

Notes

Mr. Joshua presented a valuable and comprehensive photographic collection, taken over a period of ten years, of Australian flowers and plants to the National Library.

Supplement to Australian Native Flora collection.

Recorded at his home at Collaroy Plateau, Sydney.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-214874031

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript (18 p.) 
Subjects Joshua, J. M. (John Michael), 1893-1974 -- Interviews.  |  Photographers -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Pratt, Mel, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 121/35
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ORAL TRC 121/35 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 121/35 (summary)
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