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An image of Pearl divers' equipment store, Broome Western Australia by Axel Poignant

Axel Poignant

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

Title
Pearl divers' equipment store, Broome Western Australia
Year
1947
printed 1980
Media category
Photograph
Materials used
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions

31.9 x 25.3 cm image; 43.3 x 32.9 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. sheet, pencil "Axel Poignant 1980". Dated l.l. sheet, pencil "...1947".
Credit
Purchased 1978
Accession number
177.1978
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Josef Lebovic Gallery and Helen Ennis, Masterpieces of Australian Photography, Twentieth Century Photography, Sydney, 1989, 184, 185 (illus). cat.no. 330

Gael Newton, Edmund Capon and Hal Missingham, Axel Poignant retrospective, Sydney, 1982. cat.no. 45

Exhibition history (2)

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