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[New South Wales Police marching in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras], 1999 [picture] / William Yang
Bib ID 3097609
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Yang, William, 1943-
 
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Description 1999 
1 photograph : col., type C ; 22.1 x 33 cm., on sheet 58.3 x 40.5 cm. 
Summary

"The NSW police arrested gay and lesbians in the street scuffle that was the first Mardi Gras in 1978. Since then there has been a gradual change in the attitude by police helped by special liaison personel. In 1998 the police marched for the first time to tremendous crowd support and they have continued to march each year since. Their attitude is now quite relaxed." --William Yang.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on accompanying information from artist.

Inscription: "1/10".

Condition: Good.

Photograph signed and stamped by artist.

Photographic diptych, mounted with an additional photograph to form one work. Each photograph catalogued individually.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136860465

Subjects Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras -- Photographs.  |  New South Wales. Police Service -- Photographs.  |  Marching -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.  |  Parade -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.
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