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The last candle, AIDS vigil [The Domain, Sydney], 1994 [picture] / William Yang
Bib ID 3097674
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Yang, William, 1943-
 
Online Versions
Description 1994 
1 photograph : gelatin silver on fibre based paper ; 23.4 x 35.2 cm., on sheet 50.8 x 60.6 cm. 
Summary

"People were being diagnosed with AIDS in the early 1980s and during the early '90s large numbers of people were dying. It was a particularly distressing time for the community and the vigils were important social events to help people come to terms with loss and grief." -- William Yang.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on caption and information supplied by artist.

Inscription: "2/10".

Condition: Good.

Photograph signed and stamped by artist.

Used in monologue with slide projection, Friends of Dorothy.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136864462

Published in: Friends of Dorothy / William Yang. Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia, 1997, p. 123.

Subjects Gays -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.  |  Lesbians -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.  |  Domain, The (Sydney, N.S.W.) -- Photographs.
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