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The appeal
(1930s)

Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Measurements
50.3 × 39.4 (image and sheet)
Inscription
printed in ink on paper label on reverse of support u.l.: PHOTOGRAPH FOR EXHIBITION / ONLY. RETURN TO DR. JULIAN / SMITH, 36 POWLETT STREET, / EAST MELBOURNE, C.2, AUST. / TITLE................... (black printed box around this text)
inscribed in ink on paper label on reverse of support u.l.: 118 The Appeal / inscribed in pencil on support reverse u.c.r.: Perth No.42 1946 (underlined)
inscribed in ink on reverse of support u.l.: (...illeg.) / East Melbourne / C2 / Australia (underlined) / No Commercial Value / Return to Sender (rn to Sender underlined)
Accession Number
2010.401
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2010
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Portrait of a man dressed as a monk, holding rosary beads and one hand aloft.