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Snowy Mountain Authority Tunnel, 1959 [picture] / Jeff Carter
Bib ID 3106108
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010
 
Online Versions
Description 1959 
1 photograph : b&w ; image 26.1 x 26.3 cm., on sheet 30.6 x 40.3 cm. 
Series

Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010 . Jeff Carter collection of photographs, 1952-2002.

Summary

"The Snowy Mountain Authority and the Australian Department of Information employed photographers to record the progress of this monumental venture. Their images were mostly carefully staged and sanitized, providing an idealised version of events. My candid photos for PEOPLE and PIX magazines showed life as it really was, below and above ground - not always glamorous images of a project that claimed a life and many serious injuries for every mile of tunnel dug. (NB: gallery title of this image is A LIFE PER MILE)." -- Description supplied by photographer.

Notes

Title supplied by photographer.

Part of collection: Jeff Carter collection of photographs, 1952-2002.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-148672574

Subjects Tunnels -- New South Wales -- Snowy Mountains Region -- Photographs.  |  Snowy Mountains Region (N.S.W.) -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010
Also Titled

A life per mile

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