No Title (Fashion illustration. Model Patricia Tuckwell) (c. 1952)
No title (Fashion illustration. Model Petricia Tuckwell) (c. 1953)
gelatin silver photograph
49.0 x 39.0 cm
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of The Ian Potter Foundation, Governor, 1989
National Gallery of Victoria
In the late 1930s, Athol Shmith moved his studio to Collins street, the fashionable heart of Melbourne. Expanding on his already thriving protrait business, Shmith launched into the would of fashion photography.