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2009/43/1-1/2 Photographic print, black and white, model Catherine Patchell (nee Perkins) wearing Henry Haskin Gown of the Year, photographed in front of the 'Banquet of Cleopatra' painting in the National Gallery of Victoria, photograph by Bruno Benini, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1956. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of Catherine Patchell (nee Perkins) by Bruno Benini

Photographed
Photographic print, black and white, model Catherine Patchell (nee Perkins) wearing Henry Haskin Gown of the Year, photographed in front of the 'Banquet of Cleopatra' painting in the National Gallery of Victoria, photograph by Bruno Benini, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1956

Summary

Object No.

2009/43/1-1/2

Object Statement

Photographic print, black and white, model Catherine Patchell (nee Perkins) wearing Henry Haskin Gown of the Year, photographed in front of the 'Banquet of Cleopatra' painting in the National Gallery of Victoria, photograph by Bruno Benini, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1956

Physical Description

Photographic print, black and white, model Catherine Patchell (nee Perkins) wearing Henry Haskin Gown of the Year, photographed in front of the 'Banquet of Cleopatra' painting in the National Gallery of Victoria, photograph by Bruno Benini, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1956

Dimensions

Height

611 mm

Width

508 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.

Reference:
A Leon Haskin advertisement featuring a shift dress with a beaded bodice appears in Flair magazine, June 1966 p.12.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of Catherine Patchell (nee Perkins) by Bruno Benini 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 June 2022, <https://ma.as/398771>

Wikipedia

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