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101 Roger Scott Australian b.1944
Malcolm Fraser, Randwick Racecourse [II], 1975/2006. Silver gelatin photograph, signed in ink in lower margin, titled, dated and signed in pencil verso, 23.9 x 35cm.
$1,650


102 Roger Scott Australian b.1944
Malcolm Fraser, Randwick Racecourse, 1975/2002. Silver gelatin photograph, signed in ink in lower margin, 53.1 x 79.5cm. Crease to lower right corner of image.
Illustrated in Roger Scott: From the street, 2001, p109. One of only two large format photographs, printed on rolled silver gelatin paper. In November 1975, two weeks after the dismissal of Gough Whitlam, Roger Scott was photographing a Liberal Party rally at Randwick Racecourse, which was attended by about 20,000 Liberal supporters. According to Scott, Malcolm Fraser was standing up on the flatbed of a semitrailer, "whipping the crowd into a frenzy." Scott said he made his way onto the back of Fraser's flatbed and began taking photos while Fraser was shouting comments like "A vote for Labor is a vote for the communists." Scott, enraged, yelled out "Fraser, you're a f---ing dope!" The Liberal leader spun around and pointed at Scott just as he took the photograph, capturing the moment.
A smaller format (23.8 x 35.2cm) is available for $2,200
$9,900


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104 The Mapoon People Demand Their Land Back! 1975
Colour process lithograph poster, 54.2 x 41.9cm. Old folds, minor foxing.
Text includes "We want our land back because the land is most important to we Aborigines. Comalco is mining on our country today. Alcan, they've got another mining place. No compensation. Nothing at all. Further information from IDA, 73 Little George St., Fitzroy 3065 Australia. Phone (03) 416 898. The Mapoon Books are available also." Held in NGA, listing Rick Bolzan as artist.
$990


105 Bruce Petty Australian b.1929
Kerr & The Consequences. Public Meeting, c1976. Process lithograph poster, signed in image centre left, signed and editioned 1/20 in pencil on image lower left, 58 x 45.4cm. Creases and crinkles, minor soiling to left edge.
Text continues "Sydney Town Hall, Monday, September 20th, 8pm. Chairman: Donald Horne. Speakers include: Manning Clark; Jack Mundey; Senator James McLelland; Joan Evatt; Patricia O'Shane; Bob Carr; Franca Arena; Sarah Sheehan. Contribution by Bruce Petty. Authorised by Frank Hardy and Donald Horne on behalf of a committee of concerned citizens. 37 South Steyne St., Manly." Held in SLNSW.
$880


103 Neil Duncan Australian b.1951
The Whitlam Dismissal, 1975/2015. Group of 20 silver gelatin photographs, all titled, dated "November 1975" and signed in pencil verso, approx. 23 x 35cm each.

The photographs were taken at rallies in front of Parliament House, Canberra (12 Nov.), Hyde Park, Syd. (17 Nov.) and Randwick Racecourse, Sydney (approx. 25 Nov.), following the Whitlam Dismissal on 11 November 1975. Images include Bob Hawke, Neville Wran, Jim Cairns and Junie Morosi. A detailed list is available upon request; titles include Gough Whitlam Sings "God Save the Queen (upper left).
The group $18,500

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