Janice Wakely In Hong Kong. Henry Talbot, 1920–1999 Aust.
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Janice Wakely In Hong Kong

1960. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed (twice) in ink and pencil verso, 29.7 x 25.8cm. Minor tears, chips and creases to upper edge, slight scuffing, developing flaw to image lower left.

“Janice Wakely [née McIllree], fashion model and photographer, began her modelling career in Melbourne in 1954, having graduated from Sydney’s Mannequin Academy in 1952…[After 1956] she went to London, where she was dubbed ‘The Girl of the Moment’.” Ref: NPG.

“Talbot’s fashion photographs were taken both in Australia and overseas. One series was shot in Hong Kong and Asia in 1960, and another project in Paris for the Australian Wool Bureau in 1967.” Ref: MAAS.

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Item #CL195-167

Price (AUD): $3,300.00  other currencies

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