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97/272/1-1/5 Photographic print, black and white, Janice Wakely modeling for the Australian Wool Board, wearing checked skirt and matching woollen handbag and goggles, photograph by Helmut Newton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1959. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of Janice Wakely modeling for the Australian Wool Board by Helmut Newton

Made
Renowned German-Australian fashion photographer Helmut Newton took this photograph as one of an outdoor series where models were captured with symbols of modernity (cars, planes, contemporary buildings, etc) thus capturing a new image of the modern woman. This photograph shows Australian model and photographer, Janice Wakely reaching out from a vehicle on Queen Street, Melbourne. The image evokes the changing, more carefree and active lifestyles of women in the 1960s.

Significantly, Wakely …

Summary

Object No.

97/272/1-1/5

Object Statement

Photographic print, black and white, Janice Wakely modeling for the Australian Wool Board, wearing checked skirt and matching woollen handbag and goggles, photograph by Helmut Newton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1959

Physical Description

Photographic print (mounted), black and white, Australian Janice Wakely modeling for the Australian Wool Board, shot on Queen Street, Melbourne, wearing black top, checked skirt with matching woollen handbag and goggles around her neck, standing on front seat of convertible car with arm outstretched clutching handbag, city street scene with cars and buildings in background, photograph by Helmut Newton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1959. Currently housed in Museum's mount.

Dimensions

Height

292 mm

Width

250 mm

Production

Notes

Produced while Helmut Newton was working in Australia.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of Janice Wakely modeling for the Australian Wool Board by Helmut Newton 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 July 2021, <https://ma.as/157914>

Wikipedia

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