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Olive Cotton (11 July 191127 September 2003) was a pioneering Australian modernist female photographer of the 1930s and 1940s working in Sydney. Cotton became a national "name" with a retrospective and touring exhibition 50 years later in 1985. A book of her life and work, published by the National Library of Australia, came out in 1995. Cotton captured her childhood friend Max Dupain from the sidelines at photoshoots, e.g. "Fashion shot, Cronulla Sandhills, circa 1937" and made several portraits of him.Olive Cotton: Photographer, Helen Ennis, National Library of Australia, 1995. Dupain was Cotton's first husband.

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[between approximately 1907 and 2003]
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Kingston, A.C.T. : Australian Girls Own Gallery, [1992]
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Paddington, N.S.W. : Josef Lebovic Gallery, 2009
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