P. JEWELL (firm); O. S. HEMPEL (maker)
[GLASS CINEMA SLIDE; DANDENONG] P. Jewell. For All Kinds of Footwear. £2,000 Stock to Select from. Opposite Post Office.
[Melbourne?] : O. S. Hempel, . Glass magic lantern slide, 80 x 120 mm; maker’s name and date ‘O. S. Hempel ’18’ in image lower right; in fine condition.
A World War One-era glass cinema slide that came with a group of related slides used in the Dandenong Picture Theatre, which opened in 1916.
P. Jewell, “The Shoeman”, was the proprietor of the “Busy Bee” Boot House in Dandenong, southeast of Melbourne.