Photographs of 1930s China at ANU

Paul Costigan 19 April 2016


Exhibition notice: Photographs of 1930s China taken by Stanley O. Gregory

Another well curated photography exhibition at the Australian Centre on China in the World (ANU).

From the website – To coincide with the exhibition ‘Celestial Empire‘ at the National Library of Australia, the Australian Centre on China in the World (ANU) presents a selection of rarely seen photographs of 1930s China taken by Stanley O. Gregory, printed in large-format for the first time, from the original negatives now in the NLA collection.

Curated by Dr. Olivier Krischer (Australian Centre on China in the World).

Exhibition dates: 14 January–20 March, 2016
Gallery hours: 9am–5pm, Monday to Friday
Selected weekend viewings
: 27–28 February and
19–20 March, 10am–4pm

For more on the exhibition – click here.

About the photograph at the top of the page: Photograph by Stanley O. Gregory. A large, ornately carved example of a street-side ‘peep show box’ through which one would view slides or paintings of narrative scenes, China, c. 1930s. [Courtesy National Library of Australia]

A visit is recommended but note the hours above – and why not take the time to stroll about the ANU grounds.

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