Item #CL195-138 Aboriginal Girl With Her First Born Baby. Axel Poignant, 1906–1986 Aust.
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Aboriginal Girl With Her First Born Baby

1942/1978. Silver gelatin photograph, signed in ink in lower margin, photographer’s stamp, captioned, dated, signed and copyright notation in pencil and ink verso, 32.8 x 28.4cm. Minor cockling and silvering.

Caption continues “photographed at cattle station on Canning Stock Route [WA].” Stamp includes “Copyright Axel Poignant, 17 Oakcroft Road, London SE13.” Illustrated in Ziegler, Australian photography, 1947, p31. Held in AGNSW.

A typed sheet with exhibition and publishing information accompanies this item.

Rare, signed work by Poignant and a key image from his documentary series on Western Australian Aboriginal people.

Item #CL195-138

Price (AUD): $3,950.00  other currencies

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