[Cameraman Ray Vaughan Filming At A Movietone Event On Board SS “Sierra”, Circular Quay, Sydney]. active Aust., s, Broughton, Ward.
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[Cameraman Ray Vaughan Filming At A Movietone Event On Board SS “Sierra”, Circular Quay, Sydney]

1929. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, annotated in pencil in unknown hand with “Broughton & Ward” studio stamp verso, 19.2 x 24.6cm. Silvering, scuffing, soiling and slight creases.

Annotation reads “Close up of cameraman Ray Vaughan (Aust., 1902-1974) and the first Movietone Sound and Sight photography camera.” Stamp reads “Broughton & Ward, 185 Elizabeth St., Sydney, Manchester Unity Building” with erroneous annotation “Brougham [sic] and Ward” in ink.

This image was taken aboard the “San Franciscan liner SS Sierra at an event celebrating the arrival of Australia’s first Movietone News truck on 8 August 1929.” Ref: ANMM; Australian Cinematographers of the Silent Period.

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Item #CL187-125

Price (AUD): $770.00  Other currencies

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