Summary

Catalogue for Ing. Ippolito Cattaneo, Laboratorio Fotografico, made by Marsano, in Genova, circa 1900. Used by Vincenzo Candela in his photographic business in Viggiano, Italy. He specialised in portraiture, landscape and village life, and had a well established client base. After his migration to Australia in 1920 Vincenzo continued to use his photographic equipment, more as a hobby than a trade, taking photos of family members and friends in his home, with impromptu backdrops such as a rug or a sheet.

Physical Description

Eight page A5 size catalogue, with extensive text in Italian. Vincenzo Candela's seal has been stamped on the catalogue on several pages in purple ink. The front cover has an image of a winter landscape on it.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Candela Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Images & Image Making, Migration & Cultural Diversity

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Phil Magris, Italian Historical Society (Co.As.It), 21 Jan 2000

  • Manufacturer

    Marsano, Genova, Italy, circa 1990

  • User

    Vincenzo Candela, Italy, 1900-1920

  • Inscriptions

    On font: Ing Ippolito Cattaneo/GENOVA/Telefono 23-49 Piazza 5 Lampadi, 17 p. p./LABORATORIO FOTOGRAFICO/SVILUPPO-STAMPA-DIAPOSITIVI/INGRANDIMENTI/LAVORI ARTISTICI ED INDUSTRIALA On back: ING. IPPOLITO CATTANEO/GENOVA/Telefono 23-49 Piazza 5 Lampadi, 17 p. p./FOTOGRAFIA;/Deposito della migliore produzione Italiana ed Estera/-Apparecchi ed Obbiettivi di Goerz - Zeiss - Voigtlander/Ernemann - Ica - Rietzschel - Rodenstock - Murer, ecc. -/Apparecchi per istudio di Herbst & Firl (Ernemann)/di Gorlitz./Depositario Esclusivo per l'Italia e Colonie dell'Istie-/tuto d'ottica di Hugo Meyer & C. di Gorlitz - Binocoli pri-/smatici - Zeiss - Goerz - Schutz - Gottinga./Lstre Cappelli - Tensi - Guilleminot - Lumiere - Jpougla/Agfa/Carte di Gevaert - Tensi - Gyska - Leonar - Satrap./Il piu svariato ed importante assortimento di accessori./CINEMATOGRAFIA:/Impianti completi - Depositi proiettori Ernemann - Murer -/Lapierre - Pathe - Forniture complete - Rivendita auto-/rizzata per i Pathe Kok - meraviglioso Cinematografi per/Famiglia./PITTURA:/Fornitore di tutti gli Artisti Pittori della regione - Deposito/completo e il piu assortito di Tele - Colori - Vernici ed ac-/cessori delle Case Behrendt - Moewes - Lefranc - Winsor &/Newton, ecc. ecc.

  • Classification

    Migration, Travel - brought goods, Photographic equipment

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    History

  • Type of item

    Document

  • Keywords

    Italian Communities, Italian Immigration, Photographic Equipment, Photography, Working Life