- [c.1920 - 1935] (Creation)
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188 negatives : b&w; 120 x 68 mm or smaller.
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A number of negatives in different formats but mostly c. 45 x 38 mm. Earlier, larger format negatives appear to be family snapshots, whilst the majority are views of the Far East in the early - mid 1930s. Some further identification may be possible by reference to the processing envelopes used to store the negatives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: Negatives 4552957/155 & 156 are awaiting conservation work and have not been catalogued @ 28/03/2012..
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Related units of description
A number of negatives in the series 4552957/1-11 correspond to prints in a family photo album and annotated 'Eirian at Lampeter.'
Nos. 4552957/ 18-30 were found in a processing envelope marked 'E.K. Photo Studio' A later note in ink reads 'unknown' but these appear to be photographs from the far east; 4552957/31-34 were previously stored in a processing envelope from 'City Photo Supply Co, 46 Bras Basah Road, Singapore'; 4552957/35-42 previously stored in a processing envelope from 'Lee's Amateur Emporium, 55 Stamford Road, EU Court, Singapore'; 4552957/ 43-55 previously stored in a processing envelope from Camera Supply Co, 138 Escolta (Corner David), Manila [Philippines]; 4552957/56-103 previously stored in a processing envelope from 'AH Fong Studio, 226 Sha Ki Road, Canton'; 4552957/104-131 previously stored in a processing envelope from New Art Photo Supply Co, Hankow Road, Kowloon. Order is numbered 970 and dated 19th May 1935. 4552957/132-141 previously stored in a processing envelope from New Art Photo Supply Co, Hankow Road, Kowloon. Order is numbered 974, also dated 19th May 1935. 4552957/142-156 were in a processing envelope fron 'E K Photo Studio'; 4552957/157-178 were previously in a processing envelope from Jerome Ltd, Photographic Works, Bovay Place, Holloway N7. No 159a appears to have 'crept in' from elsewhere as it is wholly different in format, content etc.
See also papers, photographs, lantern slides, a CD and a cassette.