Art And Photography Cadets With Model In Studio. Mervyn Bishop, b.1945 Aust.
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Art And Photography Cadets With Model In Studio

1967/1990. Silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in pencil verso, 28.2 x 40.3cm. Minor creases, crinkles, chips to edges.

Title continues “at Sydney Morning Herald, Broadway, Sydney, NSW.” Illustrated in Bishop, In dreams: thirty years of photography 1960–1990, p21. Held in AGNSW with variant title.

“Mervyn Bishop is an Australian news and documentary photographer. Joining The Sydney Morning Herald as a cadet about 1962, he was the first Aboriginal Australian to work on a metropolitan daily newspaper and one of the first Aboriginal Australians to become a professional photographer. In 1971, four years after completing his cadetship, he was named Australian Press Photographer of the Year. He has continued to work as a photographer and lecturer. Bishop is a member of the Murri people.” Ref: Wiki.

Item #CL195-39

Price (AUD): $4,400.00  other currencies

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