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An image of Sky Submerged by Olive Cotton

Olive Cotton

(Australia 11 Jul 1911 – 27 Sep 2003)

Sky Submerged
circa 1937
Media category
Materials used
gelatin silver photograph

25.9 x 25.0 cm image; 28.8 x 26.5 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated c. verso, ink “c.1937 / Olive Cotton”. Signed l.r. sheet and l.l. verso, green ink “... Olive Cotton”. Dated c. sheet, pencil “c.1937”
Gift of Edron Pty Ltd - 1995 through the auspices of Alistair McAlpine
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

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

Natasha Bullock, Look, 'Soft and sharp: how Australian photography moved between two styles', pg.21-22, Newtown, Oct 2002, 21 (colour illus.), 22.

Helen Ennis, Olive Cotton, ''A room of one's own', pg.12-21, Sydney, 2000, 18 (illus.). 23

Exhibition history (2)

Olive Cotton:

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