“Orcades” Departure, Pyrmont. David Moore, Australian.
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“Orcades” Departure, Pyrmont

c1948/1990s. Silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated “c1948” and signed in ink and pencil in lower margin and verso, 33.9 x 33cm.

Provenance: David Moore estate. Held in Australian National Maritime Museum.

“In 1951 Moore took the brave step of turning down an offer of a junior partnership with Dupain to seek a career in photojournalism overseas. He worked a passage on the Oronsay [sister to the Orcades] to London by taking photographs for the Orient Line.” Ref: Gael Newton, The Spread of Time: The photography of David Moore, exhibition catalogue, NGA, 2003.

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Item #CL191-125

Price (AUD): $7,700.00  Other currencies

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