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Title

Children playing in river, Mumeka

1975
printed 1991


Artist

Mervyn Bishop

Australia

1945 -


Details


Dates

1975
printed 1991


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

30.1 x 29.9 cm image; 40.5 x 30.1 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.c. verso, pencil "Mervyn. S. Bishop 14th June, 1991".


Credit

Hallmark Cards Australian Photography Collection Fund 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

175.1991


Artist information

Mervyn Bishop

Artist profile

Works in the collection

26


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • We Are Family, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Oct 1994–20 Nov 1994

  • Another Country, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Jul 1999–02 Apr 2000

  • Home: Aboriginal Art from NSW, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Jun 2012–02 Dec 2012

  • Mervyn Bishop, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Jun 2017–08 Oct 2017


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Sandra Byron, Fine and Mostly Sunny: Photographs from the collection, Sydney, 1991. catalogue no: 7

Robert McFarlane, Critic's Choice, Sydney, 1994.