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Title

Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and director Peter Laverty viewing works at the opening of ‘The Chinese exhibition’ at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

24 Mar 1977

Artist

Unknown

Australia

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Domain Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Date
    24 Mar 1977
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    20.0 x 24.5 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    National Art Archive. Art Gallery of New South Wales Institutional archive
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    ARC5.2.2
    Copyright
    © the artist

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    Artist information
    Unknown

    Works in the collection

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    'The Chinese exhibition', which was held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 25 March- 8 May 1977 included a selection of recent archaeological finds of the People's Republic of China covering 500,000 years from the fossilized skull of Peking Man to 14th century relics of the Yuan Dynasty. Exhibits included the bronze horses and the jade funeral suit of the Princess Tou Wan. The exhibition was organized by the Australian Art Exhibitions Corporation and the catalogue included a preface by Malcolm Fraser with an introduction by Andrew Grimwade. It also travelled to the National Gallery of Victoria and the Art Gallery of South Australia.

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