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Hood, Sam, 1872-1953
Hood Collection part II : [Royal Agricultural Society Showground: Easter Shows, Sheep Shows, Highland gatherings, etc. (and including other agricultural industry scenes)]
Level of Description
Date of Work
Type of Material
PXE 789 (v.34)
Photographs : 339 photoprints ; 20 x 27 cm. or smaller
1. [Massed pattern (made up of people in the shape of the Crown and "EIIR" for the visit of the Queen, 1954) in the Cricket Ground] 2. [Grand parade, Easter Show] 3. [Speedway cyclist] 4. [People at the "Show"] 5. [Grand parade], Easter Show, 1952 6-12. [Grand parades, ca.1910-1950] 13. [Unidenitified country or suburban show] 14-25. [People at the Show (?)] 26. [William H. Hood second and third prize-winning entries for portraiture in the WA Show] 27. [Elizabeth Rabett, Alison Adams, Dorothy Warwall and Margot Spicer with Peter Adams the dog, 1937-38] 28-30. [Views of the Showground, pavilions and crowds] 31-37. [Massed displays (made up of people) and floats] 38. [Chariot race] 39. ["Toy soldiers" march] 40. [Governor Wakehurst and Premier Mair, their wives and party, Sydney Showground] 41. [Governor-General arrives at the Showground in Daimler] 42-50. [Officials, judges and prize winners at the Show ?] 51. Arrival of Monterey (first boat after strike), March 1937; show exhibits [2 American cowboys and one cowgirl] 52-58. [Highland gatherings] 59-83. [District exhibits (agricultural produce) ca.1929-1949, including Junior Farmers' Clubs] 84. Stan Parish [woodchopper] from Wauchope 85. Winner of Teams Cup , Preston & Lavis [woodchoppers] 86-129. [Woodchoppers and woodchopping, mainly ca.1950-1952] 130. [Girls on a merry-go-round] 131-133. [Congorilla sideshow exhibit with elephants, donkies, a competition with a prize of a pony, and, a film of "darkest Africa" which was shown at the Plaza] 134-166. [Exhibits, stalls and interiors of exhibition halls, pavilions at the Show and other Showground events] 167. [Items from bridge of the 1st HMAS Sydney on display, 1938] 168. [Strawberries and passionfruit on sale at the fruit market] 169. [Lindemans float on a Federal vintage truck outside the Queen Victoria Building] 170-235. [Sheep shows, sheep and wool industry] 236. Judging ... grand merino ram, 1932 Sydney Sheep Show 237. Group of South African students inspect prize stud ram of Mr Merriman (right) 238. [Wool buyers from Melbourne S.Houston, J.Bradley, E.Norwood, H.Denison for James Elliott & Co.] 239. [Judging sheep for the Stonehaven Cup] 240. Mr A.W. Austin and his daughter, Miss Austin 241-303. [Cattle at Easter and local shows, some cattle industry] 304. Celia Smith 305. 1st prize Jersey bull Kabuka Lucky Boy 306. Illawarra bull of S.J. Alexander of Kiama 307. Bull King Perfection 308. Cattle from New Zealand arrive on the Awatea, May 1937 309. Unloading Aberdeen Angus cattle from RMS Orestes 14 January 1935 310. "Downton Opal" admired as cattle arrive on the liner Coptic 311-332. [Horses, horse-riding, polo, the hunt and showjumping] 333. St. Ives Show and Gymkhana 334. Ladies hunt: 1st. Liberty (Miss Marcia McKenny), 2nd. Castlereagh (Miss Donoghue), 3rd. Lady Radium (Miss Emily Roche) 335. [Ladies hunt] 336. [Goats] 337. [Dog and cat with wire fence between them] 338. [Bird in a cage] 339. [Horse-racing]
Signatures / Inscriptions
Chiefly untitled, a few with captions
Attributions / Conjectures
Nos 131-133 Congorilla was a 1932 film which screened in Sydney at the Plaza Theatre. The newspapers advertised an accompanying show of wild animals.
"Corkscrew" Steel fencing Posts
Aunt Mary's Pure Food Products
Austin, A. W.
Australasian Scale Co. Ltd.
Australian General Electric Co. Ltd.
Awatea (cargo-passenger ship)
Banana Growers' Federation of N.S.W.
C. Koerstz Ltd.
C.S. McIntyre Limited
Commonwealth Wool & Produce Co. Ltd.
Cyclone Fence & Gate Co.
Dalgety & Company Limited
Dangar, Gedye & Co. Ltd.
G. Gramp & Sons Ltd
George E. Fortescue & Sons Ltd.
H. Rowe & Co. Pty. Ltd.
Hood, William Harrison
Hotpoint (brand name)
Junior Farmers Clubs' Organisations of New South Wales
Leo Buring Ltd.
Lix-All (brand name)
Mair, Alexander, 1889-1969
Mair, Grace Shoolbread
Metals Treatment Society of New South Wales
Monterey (ocean liner)
Noyes Bros. (Sydney) Ltd.
Orestes (ocean liner)
Penfolds Wines Pty Ltd
Peter Adams (dog)
Potato Growers Association of N.S.W.
Rowco (brand name)
Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales
Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia
Royal Easter Show (Sydney, N.S.W.)
Shell Company of Australia Limited
Standard Telephones and Cables Pty. Ltd.
Tillock & Co. Ltd.
Trufood Powdered Milk
W. & T. Avery Ltd
Wakehurst, John de Vere Loder, Baron, 1899-1970
Wakehurst, Peggy, 1899-
Winn's Pty Ltd
St. Ives (N.S.W.)
Sydney Cricket Ground (Sydney, N.S.W.)
Sydney Showground (N.S.W.)
Digital order no.
Album ID : 823931
Hood Collection part II / B : Photographic prints [chiefly between ca. 1920-1955]
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