In the 1930s, S.C.E.G.G.S. at Moss Vale commissioned Monte Luke Studio

In the 1930s, S.C.E.G.G.S. at Moss Vale commissioned Monte Luke Studio

Monte Luke goes to school in the Southern Highlands and shoots a wonderful series for S.C.E.G.G.S.

It’s inscribed, To be returned to M. Hammond [Principal], Sydney Church of England Grammar School for Girls, Moss Vale [1930-1974].

The SCEGGS Moss Vale Old Girls’ Union is still active, despite the school’s closure in 1974.

In the 1930s, S.C.E.G.G.S. at Moss Vale commissioned Monte Luke Studio

c1930. Collection of 18 silver gelatin photographs in original album, signed and annotated “The Strand, Sydney” by Monte Luke in pencil and annotated in another hand in ink on title page, each image numbered in an unknown hand in ink in lower margin, 18.2 x 25.2cm (approx. each image), 37.5 x 32.5cm (album). Minor silvering to edges of some images, tears and creases to album cover.

Thank you to The Josef Lebovic Gallery for sharing this vintage silver gelatin photograph.

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