Item #CL178-50 Orchestration In Light. Olive Cotton, Aust.
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Orchestration In Light

1937. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled and signed in ink and dated in pencil in lower margin, annotated and titled with photographer’s address in ink verso, 28.1 x 35.9cm. Stain to lower edge of image, some retouching, slight surface loss to left margin.

Annotation reads “Wollomombi Gorge, New England, NSW. Photograph by Olive Cotton, taken 1937” and includes cancelled date “1938.” Address reads “Miss Olive Cotton, 24 Bond St, Sydney, NSW, Australia.”

This image was taken on a camping trip with Cotton’s geologist father where Olive “awoke to this wonderful pale early morning sunlight...There was such a great range of tones, from light to darkness that my mind translated it into orchestral sounds.” Ref: Ennis, Olive Cotton, Photographer, NLA, 1995, p68,

Also illustrated in Ennis, Olive Cotton, AGNSW, 2000, p17.

Item #CL178-50

Price (AUD): $12,500.00  other currencies

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