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Earth song
(1969)
from the Earth song series 1969

Medium
type C photograph
Measurements
20.2 × 30.6 cm (image and sheet)
Inscription
typed on paper on support reverse u.c.: while deep in clay corrupt / aborted, / vain promise lies / and dies unborn, /home sapientior.
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.r.: Camera Nikon F / Lens Nikkor S 5cm. / Film Ektachrome X / Processing Bond Colour Laboratories.
printed in ink on paper on accompanying card: while deep in clay corrupt / aborted, / vain promise lies / and dies unborn, / homo sapientior.
Accession Number
PH402.45-1971
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1971
© Courtesy of the artist's estate
Gallery location
Not on display

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