Duc Co, Special Forces Camp. Tim Page, b.1944 British/Aust.
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Duc Co, Special Forces Camp

1965/2000. Cibachrome, photographer’s stamp, titled, dated and signed in pencil verso, 33.3 x 49.5cm. Slight scuffing.

“Celebrated for his work as a freelance accredited press photographer in Vietnam and Cambodia during the 1960s, he [Tim Page] was wounded in action three times… During recovery [in the USA] he became closely involved with the Vietnam Veterans peace movement and worked as a caregiver for amputees, traumatically shocked and stressed young men. One of these men was Ron Kovic [former Marine Corps sergeant and author of Born on the 4th of July.] …

In the spring of 1970 Page learnt of the capture of his best friend, roommate and fellow photo-journalist Sean Flynn (son of the famous Hollywood actor Errol Flynn) in Cambodia...This [eventually] led him to found the Indochina Media Memorial Foundation and was the genesis for the book Requiem…” Ref: Shaun Filer/Tim Page website. Held in Griffith University Art Collection.

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Item #CL178-126

Price (AUD): $3,300.00  other currencies

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