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Glass negatives taken by Bernhardt Otto Holtermann in 1875 to capture the beauty of Sydney Harbour - measuring 1.3 meters wide and weigh around 30kg each are listed on the UNESCO Memory of the World. They are held at the State Library of New South Wales.
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Posted on November 1, 2017 at 0:30
For nearly 100 years, the Yorkshire migrant photographer Ernest Lund Mitchell’s emblematic photographs have shaped ideas about Australia. But who was Mitchell and why did he succeed above his competitors
With unprecedented access to private collections and showcasing his extraordinary photographs, Agents of Empire charts Mitchell’s rise from his struggles as a migrant in New South Wales and Queensland to significant image-maker in Western Australia. It then…Continue
Posted on April 20, 2017 at 9:00