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Publication: Agents of Empire. How E.L. Mitchell's photographs shaped Australia

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…

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