This photograph depicts two men in suits and was possibly taken at an annual stud sale. The photograph could relate to stud sales by the Commonwealth Wool and Produce Company and was possibly taken during the 1930s. A handwritten inscription at bottom reads 'Dr Purden' or 'Dr Purdey'.
This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s Samuel J. Hood Studio collection. Sam Hood (1872-1953) was a Sydney photographer with a passion for ships. His 60-year career spanned the romantic age of sail and two world wars. The photos in the collection were taken mainly in Sydney and Newcastle during the first half of the 20th century.
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Photographer: Samuel J. Hood Studio Collection
Object no. 00035703
Owner: Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons