Max Dupain (1911-1992)was Australia’s most important photographer between Harold Cazenoux and David Moore and John Gollings. The photographer of choice for most leading Sydney architects from the 1950s to the 1980s. Preferred black and white silver gelatin prints or 35mm colour slides to medium and large format transparencies. Dupain’s own house (shared with another noted photographer, his first wife Olive Cotton) was designed by Arthur Baldwinson in the mid 1950s. Books with substantial quantities of Dupain photographs include: Max Dupain, Old Colonial Buildings of Australia, Methuen 1980; Peter Johnson, Leslie Wilkinson: A Practical Idealist, Unwin Hyman 1983; Gael Newton, Max Dupain, David Ell Press 1980; James Broadbent, Clive Lucas and Ian Stapleton, The Golden Decade of Australian Architecture: The Work of John Verge, David Ell Press 1978, and Francis Greenway: A Celebration, Cassell Australia 1980.
—Various websites accessed on a Google search October 2004.


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