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Beautiful and iconic images from the Library’s unrivalled collection
Currently on tour around regional New South Wales
The glamorous story of Australian fashion photography is revealed in the touring display Flashback: 160 years of Australian Fashion Photos.
Using colourful reproductions, Flashback showcases a number of beautiful and iconic images from the Library’s unrivalled collection, with images ranging from mid 19th century hand-coloured portraiture through to contemporary fashion shots.
Highlights include iconic Australian and former Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins and the 1950s appearance for David Jones by American Carmen Dell'Orefice who, now at 82, is the world’s oldest working supermodel.
Featured image: Carmen Dell’Orefice, David Jones’ American Fashion Parade, August 1950, photograph by Geoffrey Lee, a2437 Online/1
On display at the following libraries. Dates listed are subject to change. Please confirm with each library.
Ryde, 18-30 June 2016