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An image of Sam Sue, well known pearl buyer, Broome, Western Australia by Axel Poignant

Axel Poignant

(England, Australia, England 12 Dec 1906 – 05 Feb 1986)

Title
Sam Sue, well known pearl buyer, Broome, Western Australia
Year
1947
printed 1981
Media category
Photograph
Materials used
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions

28.8 x 40.6 cm image; 37.2 x 47.7 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. sheet, pencil "Axel Poignant -1981". Dated l.l. sheet, pencil "...1947".
Credit
Purchased 1978
Accession number
176.1978
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Natasha Bullock, Australian postwar photodocumentary, Sydney, 2004. no catalogue numbers

Josef Lebovic Gallery and Helen Ennis, Masterpieces of Australian Photography, Twentieth Century Photography, Sydney, 1989, 184, 185 (illus). cat.no. 329

Gael Newton, Silver and Grey - Fifty Years of Australian Photography 1900-1950, 1980. plate no. 99

Gael Newton, Edmund Capon and Hal Missingham, Axel Poignant retrospective, Sydney, 1982, (illus.). cat.no. 46

Gael Newtown, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Photography - Australian, European and American', pg. 67-84, Sydney, 1981, 80. cat.no. 33

Exhibition history (4)

Three years on: acquisitions 1978-81, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Oct 1981–01 Dec 1981

Axel Poignant: photographs 1922-1980, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Jul 1982–29 Aug 1982

Four Photographers, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Jun 1990–19 Aug 1990

Australian postwar photodocumentary, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Jun 2004–08 Aug 2004