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Earth song
(1969)
from the Earth song series 1969

Medium
type C photograph
Measurements
25.4 × 16.5 cm (image and sheet)
Inscription
stamped in ink on support reverse c.: KINDLY ACKNOWLEDGE / Photography by / JOHN CATO / 125 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE 3000
inscribed in blue ballpoint pen on support reverse l.c.r.: Camera Nikon F / Lens Nikkor - S 5cm / Film Ektachrome X / Processing Bond Colour Laboratories.
printed in ink on paper on accompanying card: Unwisdomed knowledge, / power unrestrained, that wears man / from his mother's breast / to spread his kind / discordant, / crablike, / across her frail flesh.
Accession Number
PH402.28-1971
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1971
Gallery location
Not on display

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