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71 Olive Cotton Australian 1911-2003
Glasses, 1937/1998.Silver gelatin photograph, signed in pencil in lower margin, 25.4 x 18.4cm.
Illustrated in Ennis, Olive Cotton: Photographer, 1996, p10, with the comment "This photograph was commissioned as an advertisement for spectacle frames. I tried to make it more interesting by using a spotlight to cast long shadows." Held in NGA; AGNSW.
$16,500

72 Olive Cotton Australian 1911-2003
Among The Beeches,1938/1988.Silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated "1938" and signed in pencil in lower margin, titled and dated "1988" in pencil verso, 38 x 33cm. Slight creases to image lower left. Framed.
Provenance: Olive Cotton estate. Illustrated in Ennis, Olive Cotton: Photographer, 1996, p60, with the comment "if you look closely at the right hand-side of this picture, you will see the crouching figure of Max [Dupain] taking a photograph among these beeches too." Also shows model Jean Lorraine.
$9,900

73 Olive Cotton Australian 1911-2003
Max Dupain, 1938/1994. Silver gelatin photograph, titled and dated in another hand and signed by Cotton in pencil in lower margin, 22.3 x 17.3cm. Minor creases and surface loss to margins.
Illustrated in Olive Cotton: Photographer, 1996, p6, with the comment "I like this happy picture of Max on the back steps of our house at Longueville with, as always, his camera at hand." Held in AGNSW.
$7,700

74 Olive Cotton Australian 1911-2003
Dead Sunflowers, 1984/1994. Silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in pencil in lower margin, 27.1 x 24.4cm. Minor retouching to image upper left, slight stains and creases to margins, printing flaw to right edge of the image.
Printed by Olive Cotton. Image taken at "Spring Forest", the property near Koorawatha, NSW, where Cotton and her family lived from 1951. Illustrated in Helen Ennis' two books: Olive Cotton, Photographer, NLA, 1995, p53, and Olive Cotton, AGNSW, 2000, p58. Held in NGA.
$8,800

75 Neil Duncan Australian b.1951
Lloyd Rees And Brett Whiteley At Gallery Opening, 1979/2016. Silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in pencil verso, 34.8 x 23.3cm.
$1,650

76 Neil Duncan Australian b.1951
"The Backroom Boys." Labour Power Meeting Under The Stage At The Sydney Town Hall, 1986/2016.Silver gelatin photograph, titled, captioned, dated "May '86/2016" and signed in pencil verso, 31.9 x 26.2cm. Minor crinkles to margins.
Caption reads "L-R: Laurie Brereton, Barrie Unsworth, Graham Richardson, Paul Keating. Unsworth was put in as NSW Premier."
$1,650


77 Neil Duncan Australian b.1951
[Colgate-Palmolive Factory, Balmain, NSW, Before Its Closure],c1993-1994/2016. Ten silver gelatin photographs, each captioned, dated and signed in pencil verso, from 10.7 x 34.8cm to 32.8 x 26.4cm.

Extract from SLNSW: "Colgate-Palmolive, a New York-based company, opened a soap factory at East Balmain in 1923. In 1924 Palmolive soap was launched in Australia. By 1925 there were 144 people employed at Balmain by Colgate-Palmolive - 96 in the factory and 48 in the office and sales sections. In 1928 the factory began production of Colgate toothpaste. During the 1950s and 1960s shampoos and various household cleaning products were added to the Colgate range. In 1993 closure of the Balmain plant was begun. The Colgate-Palmolive site was reopened in 1998 having been redeveloped as residential apartments." Ref: Lackey and Vardabasso, Down the 'Olive: A memory of Colgate-Palmolive in Balmain, New South Wales, 1994. A detailed list is available upon request.
The group $8,800

78 Neil Duncan Australian b.1951
The Neighbour, 2010/2015. Colour digi tal photograph, signed, titled, dated and annotated "printed N.D." in pencil verso, 28 x 39.5cm. Minor surface scratch and stain to image lower left, minor handling creases.
$1,650

79 Kerry Dundas Australian 1931-2010
Manly Ferry, Circular Quay,c1950s. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled and dated "1950s" in pencil with two photographer's stamps verso, 21.2 x 32.6cm. Stains to image centre, creases, slight crinkles and scuffing overall.
Stamps include "Kerry Dundas, 56 Chepstow Villas, London W11, Bayswater" and "1/25 Bay Street, Double Bay, NSW 2028."
$2,850

80 Kerry Dundas Australian 1931-2010
Young Australia, c1950s. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, signed in ink on image lower right, 25.5 x 27.8cm. Slight chips to edges of image, minor stains to upper left portion, creases overall.
Illustrated in Josef Lebovic Gallery, Masterpieces of Australian Photography, 1989, plate 258, with the commsent from Dundas "Young Australia was made with an ancient (c1901) Zeiss telephoto lens which had no marked F stops nor focal length... The lens did not fit the camera so the whole contraption was held together with black tape, string and pieces of wood, and many intoned mutterings."
$3,850

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