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Title

The fairy scene, Black Spur

circa 1878-1900
printed 1981


Artist

Nicholas Caire

England, Australia

28 Feb 1837 - 13 Feb 1918


Details


Dates

circa 1878-1900
printed 1981


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph, sepia toned


Dimensions

39.0 x 24.7 cm image; 40.5 x 30.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of John Cato 1982


Location

Not on display


Accession number

48.1982


Artist information

Nicholas Caire

Works in the collection

39


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Shaded, Dubbo Regional Art Gallery, Dubbo, 28 Aug 2017–03 Dec 2017


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Jack Cato, The Story of the Camera in Australia, Melbourne, 1955, between 128-129 (illus.).

Georgina Cole, Look, 'Australian photographs past and present: What they say about the people and the country', pg. 26-30, Sydney, Mar 2015, 27 (colour illus.), 28.

Helen Ennis, Photography and Australia, 'Land and landscape', pg.51-72, London, 2007, 57, 58 (illus.). fig.31, as 'Fairy Scene at the Landslip, Blacks Spur, Victoria 1878