Bag of manuals and cleaning cloths: Raeburn Trindall, Commonwealth Film Unit cinematographer

Place Asia: Vietnam
Accession Number REL40037.019
Collection type Technology
Object type Optical equipment
Physical description Nylon, Paper, Plastic
Maker Various
Place made Japan: Tokyo
Date made c 1964
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Plastic bag containing: 1) Asahi Pentax Lenses & Accessories catalogue; 2) Asahi Pentax Spotmatic Camera Operating Manual; 3) How to Use Sun Zoom Lens manual; 4) Sun Fish-Eye Attachment Lens manual; 5) Sun Lens silicone cleaning cloth, unopened; 7) Hanimex silcone cleaning cloth, unopened; 8) sachet of Olympus lens cleaning tissues.

History / Summary

Relating to the Vietnam service of Raeburn Trindall, a cinematographer with the Commonwealth Film Unit. Three members of the Unit, Malcolm Smith, director, Raeburn Trindall, cinematographer and photographer, and Howard Spry, sound recordist, visited Vietnam in October 1968 to shoot footage to be used in productions for the RAAF Golden Years 50th anniversary celebrations.