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Title

Sam Sue, well known pearl buyer, Broome, Western Australia

1947
printed 1981


Artist

Axel Poignant

England, Australia, England

12 Dec 1906 - 05 Feb 1986


Details


Dates

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

176.1978


Artist information

Axel Poignant

Works in the collection

41


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


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

Australian postwar photodocumentary, Sydney, 2004. no catalogue numbers

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

Masterpieces of Australian Photography, Twentieth Century Photography, Sydney, 1989, 184, 185 (illus). cat.no. 329