Frank Leyden collection, Part 1 [picture] / Frank Leyden
- Bib ID:
- Leyden, Francis Michael, 1914-1999
- Online Version:
- National Library of Australia digitised item
- [between 1940 and 1959]
- approx. 809 photographs : gelatin silver, col. and b&w ; 16 x 21 cm. or smaller.
Subjects include sand skiing; snow scenes; National Parks and natural areas in Tasmania, Western Australia, Victoria and New South Wales; bush walking and ski clubs.
Frank Leyden: born in Western Australia, 1913; educated (B.Sc.) at University of Western Australia; practised as a sound engineer for Amalgamated Wireless (AWA); worked on sound system of Sydney Opera House; moved permanently to England in 1969; died in London, 1999. Between 1940 and 1969 he was an enthusiastic bushwalker and photographer, visiting many areas in Australia.
- Title from accession record, see file 203/12/81.
- Inscriptions: "Frank Leyden, SWB & Archive material edited & collated in 1989 Reg Alder SWB NPA KAH"--Stamped on reverse of many photographs. There are also handwritten inscriptions and numbering on the back of some photographs.
- Condition: Good; majority of photographs are curled at edges.
- Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-144088472
- Related Material:
- Related material: Frank Leyden collection, Part 2; National Library of Australia pictures collection PIC 7359/1-17.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Donated by Reg Alder on behalf of Frank Leyden.
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- Until 2069 [Creator Date of Death + 70 Years]
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