Tor Schwanck: gold and silversmith

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “Craft as a Livelihood”
Metal-work has been in Tor Schwanck’s family since the 15th century. He is an artisan trained in all aspects of metal-work. Schwanck uses non-precious metals as well as gold and silver. All the designs are originals, and he tours, exhibits and receives commissions for his work.

Credits

production company

Victorian Film Corporation

producer

Nina Syme

Duration

00:05:07:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Appears in

Group of items

Craft as a Livelihood

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

322964

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Metal-work

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artisans

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts and crafts movement

Crafts & Visual Arts → Goldwork

Crafts & Visual Arts → Handicraft - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Metal-work

Crafts & Visual Arts → Silverwork

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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