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Tesla Studios

Institution: Tesla Studios
The Tesla Studios was a large photographic studio based in the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney. At one stage the studio was so large that it occupied "half of the third floor area of Sydney's biggest building the Queen Victoria Markets." [The Muswellbrook Chronicle, Wednesday 14 April 1915] and employed nearly 100 staff. In 1898, the proprietor there was Mr L.Nagel.
The Studio became well known for enlargements and restorations of old, faded or 'mutilated' photographs.