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Sir Sidney Nolan beneath one of his lyrebird costumes designed for The Australian Ballet, 1987 [picture] / John McKinnon
Bib ID 3096147
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
McKinnon, John, photographer
 
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Description 1987 
1 photograph : gelatin silver ; 16.5 x 21.6 cm. 
Notes

The lyrebird costume was designed for The display, a ballet choreographed by Robert Helpmann which premiered in 1964.

Title from accompanying documentation.

"Sir Sidney Nolan ... is celebrating his 70th birthday with a retrospective exhibition of his work ... 'Sidney Nolan; landscapes and legends'. The exhibition began its national tour in Melbourne at the National Gallery of Victoria and will then go to Sydney, Perth and Adelaide ... Promotion Australia photograph by John McKinnon, P87/72, 19/6/87/8" -- accompanying documentation.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136856732

Subjects Nolan, Sidney, Sir, 1917-1992 -- Portraits.  |  Display (Choreographic work : Helpmann) -- Photographs.  |  Artists -- Australia -- 20th century -- Portraits.  |  Painters -- Australia -- 20th century -- Portraits.  |  Dance costume -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Birds in art -- Photographs.
Occupation Artists.
Other authors/contributors Australia. Promotion Australia
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