Acrobat and magician Long Tack Sam with his company of artists
This photograph depicts the Chinese acrobat and magician Long Tack Sam (seated centre) and his company of artists reading 'The Telegraph' newspaper. On the far right is possibly his daughter Nee Sa Long. The photograph was possibly taken during the group's March 1936 visit to Sydney.
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. 00020658