The Resource The politics of pictures: : a cultural history of the Western Australian Government print photographic collection/, Joanna Sassoon

The politics of pictures: : a cultural history of the Western Australian Government print photographic collection/, Joanna Sassoon

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The politics of pictures: : a cultural history of the Western Australian Government print photographic collection/
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The politics of pictures:
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a cultural history of the Western Australian Government print photographic collection/
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Joanna Sassoon
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Language
eng
Summary
Discusses photography in a broad sense from the time of its invention; ties the use of photography with bureaucracy; emphasises the way in which photography was used to advertise Western Australia (WA); includes a section about A O Neville, who in 1929 was the Secretary to the Department of Immigration, and Chief Protector of Aborigines between 1915-1940; explains that one of Neville's duties was to supply literature, maps, photographs and publications; mentions Neville's publication 'Australia's Coloured Minority' in which he featured photographs of Aboriginal people without obtaining their permission; contains a brief account of a "corroboree" being performed at Guildford on the request of General Pau, who visited WA with the French Mission in 1918, with Aboriginal people on the day being 'supplied' by Neville; has photograph of the 1918 group
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Sassoon, Joanna
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non fiction
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Neville, A. O.
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The politics of pictures: : a cultural history of the Western Australian Government print photographic collection/, Joanna Sassoon
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The politics of pictures: : a cultural history of the Western Australian Government print photographic collection/, Joanna Sassoon
Publication
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Footnotes each page

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