Ref:CL168/132 Sydney Harbour Bridge c1932
Orotone photograph on glass, title and text in negative lower left to right, annotated in pencil on accompanying Columbia Pictures envelope, 20.2 x 25.3cm (glass). Minor surface loss verso.
Text reads "Bronze art plaque. Pat. app'd for." Annotation reads "Excelsior Photo Co." An orotone photograph is created by printing a positive on a glass plate precoated with a silver gelatin emulsion. Following exposure and development, the emulsion is coated with banana oil impregnated with gold coloured pigment to yield a gold-toned image. An Australian orotone is extremely uncommon.
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