Item #CL199-112 [Young Man With Stopwatch]. Margaret Michaelis, 1902–1985 Austrian/Aust.
[Young Man With Stopwatch]
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[Young Man With Stopwatch]

c1940s. Two vintage silver gelatin photographs, signed in pencil on backing below image, photographer’s stamp on photograph and backing verso, 19.6 x 16.1cm and 20.5 x 16cm. Slight silvering to one image, both tipped to original backing.

Photographer’s stamp includes “Photo-studio M. Michaelis, 114 Castlereagh Street, Sydney.”

Margaret Michaelis emigrated to Sydney from Europe in 1939, “opening her own photographic studio a year later. For the next twelve years Margaret Michaelis was one of the few women photographers working in Sydney; she specialised in portraiture and dance photography. Her clientele was often European Jewish but also included many people involved in the arts.” Ref: Helen Ennis, Margaret Michaelis: Love, loss and photography, NGA, 2005.

Item #CL199-112

Price (AUD): $2,950.00  other currencies

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