Title Agents of Empire: How E.L. Mitchell's Photographs Shaped Australia
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2017
1925333736 / 9781925333732
Seller ID ID293715
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 260 pages With unprecedented access to private collections and showcasing his extraordinary photographs, this book charts Mitchell's rise from his struggles as a migrant in New South Wales and Queensland to significant image-maker in Western Australia. It then follows the journeys of individual photographs across the world, and traces the stories behind the survival and destruction of parts of his archive. 'Agents of Empire' breaks new ground in showing ways that photographs can be used as historical evidence and how archives can shape our understanding of the past.