The Resource A photographer of brillance, Lindy Allen

A photographer of brillance, Lindy Allen

Label
A photographer of brillance
Title
A photographer of brillance
Statement of responsibility
Lindy Allen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses Donald Thomson's photographic collection which intended to provide scientific record of traditional Indigenous way of life but also provided insight into race relations on frontier; technologies used; field notes, Thomson's journal and other documents which enhance photographs and provide insight into Thomson's interaction with Aboriginal people; Thomson's efforts to photograph Aboriginal people without showing effects of contact, such as clothes; re-enactments of events, organisation and collaboration with subjects to construct scenes for photographs; importance of collection today
Is part of
Biography type
individual biography
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Allen, Lindy
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Museum of Victoria
  • Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
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Thomson, Donald F.

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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