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Harold Cazneaux

ISBN: 9781922507549
Format: Paperback
Publisher: National Library Of Australia (ADS)
Origin: AU
Release Date: July, 2024

Book Details

‘Cazneauxas work is what matters, its place in the history of Australian photography and its influence on past, present and future generations of photographers.’ a Max Dupain, 1978 Harold Cazneaux (1878-1953) is widely considered the greatest Australian photographer of the early twentieth century. In portraiture, architectural and industrial photography, landscapes and documentary work, he showed versatility, great imagination and technical mastery, and inspired the next generation of Australian photographers. In 1978, Max Dupain penned a thoughtful appreciation of aCaza and selected the images reproduced in this new edition. The Cazneaux collection at the National Library comprises 272 exhibition prints, 200 working photographs and about 4,300 glass negatives, dating from roughly 1904 to 1940. The Artists of the National Library of Australia series showcases the Libraryas extensive Pictures Collection.