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Previous Page Parent Page Next Page Bishop commenced work as a photographer with the newly established Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Canberra in 1974. His position involved travelling around the country to visually document the various initiatives funded by the Department. These photographs, and Bishop´┐Żs personal images taken during this period, have developed into an invaluable record of contemporary Aboriginal culture.
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91.720
Artist: BISHOP, Mervyn
Birth/Death Country: Australia
Birth/Death Date: 1945
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Title/date: Sawmill workers, Cherbourg 1974
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Technique: gelatin silver photograph
Support: white semi-gloss Agfa photographic paper
Size: comp 30.0 x 40.2 sheet 30.3 x 40.2
Credit Line: Purchased 1991