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Of Great Western tears / Duet 2
from The rain series 2006-07

gelatin silver photogram
(a-b) 107.1 × 214.3 cm (image and sheet) (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Quamby Bluff, Tasmania
Accession Number
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2007
© Harry Nankin, 1993
Gallery location
Not on display
About the work
Harry Nankin’s large-scale photogram was created by placing large sheets of light-sensitive photographic paper in a support frame in a rainforest at night. The paper was then exposed to a flash leaving a ‘trace’ of anything that was touching the paper, including delicate fern fronds and raindrops that highlight the fragility of the flora of the rainforest.