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An image of Fairy woods by John Kauffmann

John Kauffmann

(Australia 1864 – 1942)

Fairy woods
circa 1920
Media category
Materials used
carbon photograph

21.2 x 29.6 cm image/sheet; 25.3 x 32.2 cm card

Signature & date
Signed l.r. image, ink "J Kauffmann". Not dated.
Gift of John Bilney 1979
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Natasha Bullock (Curator), Soft shadows and sharp lines: Australian photography from Cazneaux to Dupain, Sydney, 2002, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Denise Mimmocchi, Australian Symbolism: the art of dreams, ‘Artful atmospheres: Symbolism and photography’, pg. 123-136, Sydney, 2012, 126, 128 (colour illus.), 144.

Gael Newton, Australian Pictorial Photography, Melbourne, 1979, 11 (illus.), 19. 57

Exhibition history (3)

Australian Pictorial Photography:

Soft Shadows and Sharp Lines: Australian photography from Cazneaux to Dupain, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Sep 2002–17 Nov 2002

Modernism/Japonism in photography 1920s-1940s: Ishida Kiichiro and the Sydney Camera Circle, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 20 Dec 2003–25 Apr 2004

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