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2009/43/1-1/1 Photographic print, black and white, model Pauline Kiernan stands alongside a couch wearing Theo Haskin evening gown, photograph by Bruno Benini, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1956. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of Pauline Kiernan by Bruno Benini

Photographed
In this 1956 photograph, one of Bruno Benini's first and favorite fashion shots, model Pauline Kiernan wears a strapless sheath evening gown by Theo Haskin of Salon Milano, Melbourne.

Pauline Kiernan was a very successful Australian model. Originally from Armidale in rural northern New South Wales, she worked as a nurse before being encouraged by Sydney photographer John Hearder to pursue a modeling career. After attending June Dally-Watkin's school, Kiernan travelled to London in October …

Summary

Object No.

2009/43/1-1/1

Object Statement

Photographic print, black and white, model Pauline Kiernan stands alongside a couch wearing Theo Haskin evening gown, photograph by Bruno Benini, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1956

Physical Description

Photographic print, black and white, model Pauline Kiernan stands alongside a couch wearing Theo Haskin evening gown, photograph by Bruno Benini, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1956

Dimensions

Height

610 mm

Width

509 mm

Depth

2 mm

Production

History

Notes

This object is part of the Bruno Benini photography archive which was acquired by the Powerhouse Museum with the assistance of the Australian Government's National Cultural Heritage Account in 2009.

This particular print was created by Benini for the 'Bruno Benini: fashion images 1956-1976' exhibition held at RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Friday 12 February - Saturday 13 March 1999.

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Photograph of Pauline Kiernan by Bruno Benini 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 June 2022, <https://ma.as/398770>

Wikipedia

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