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ID numberF01944
Collection typeFilm
TitleAustralian War Memorial: construction of Hall of Memory Mosaics
Measurement9 min 32 sec
DownloadDownload video 41.89 MB
Object typeShort film
Place madeAustralia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date madeAugust 1955
Descriptor35mm/b&w/sound
DescriptionConstruction of the Australian War Memorial's Hall of Memory mosaics. The artist Napier Waller explains the work and process. The Italian born mosaics craftsmen Aldo Rossi and De Marco. Senor De Marco explains the assembly process and also briefly gives details of his background. Produced by the Film Division of the Department of the Interior for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

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