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  1. What changes? What makes an artist?

    Diana Tay For a conservator, troubles begin, as troubles often do, in a collection, a museum or perhaps, in an archive. Materials change, degrade and then, …

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  2. The Frank Tate Diaries

    Sophie Russell Frank Tate, born 18 June 1864 near Castlemaine, Victoria, was one of Australia’s most esteemed educators of the 19th and 20th centuries. After discovering …

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  3. Anniversary of the Chinese Republic

    Katherine Molyneux It is a photograph of an dusty street in an unnamed city. There are bicycles and a blurry power line. In the background is …

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  4. On Una Porter’s Photograph Album

    "Wesley college masters", 1926

    Oscar T. Serquiña, Jr. A personal photograph collection may reveal the roots and routes of its collector’s life. While its primary function is to collate representations …

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  5. “The Thoughtful East” / “Masters. Jaupur”

    India photograph album, 1926

    Nathan McCall Accompanying the photographs are captions written by Ms Porter. These captions present an insight into Ms Porter’s reactions to some of the people and …

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  6. Narrating Photography

    "Outcastes", India photograph album, 1926

    Alice Helme A picture says a thousand words. We all know that ubiquitous and often overused phrase. It is the cornerstone of art analysis and an …

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  7. “Dom Types”

    "Dom types", photograph album, 1926

    Charmaine Toh Martyn Jolly has noted that photographic albums were both oral and visual records – their owners would show them to friends and family accompanied …

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  8. Una Porter Photo Album

    Una Porter, c1990

    Una Porter’s photographic albums, held in the University of Melbourne’s archives, present labelled photographs narrating her journey through China, Hong Kong, Japan, and India during the …

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  9. ‘Winja Ulupna’: Public Health Posters as Visual Culture

    Ainslee Meredith Winja Ulupna is an Aboriginal women’s residential drug and alcohol recovery house based in St Kilda. Established in 1976 through Australian Government investment in …

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  10. ‘Picturing Black Australia’

    Jimmy Yan  The 1988 Australian bicentenary was marked by its contradictory history and dual claims for national attention. There was the assertion of settler-colonial nationalism and, …

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