Photographic print, black and white, ‘Taking a leak’, Clyde Packer and Barry Humphreys at urinals in Luna Park, by Janice Wakely, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1976

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1976.

This black and white photograph captures a lighter side of two Australian personalities, Clyde Packer and Barry Humphries, skylarking at the urinals in Luna Park, Sydney.

Clyde Packer, who was the son of media proprietor Sir Douglas Frank Hewson Packer and older brother of Kerry, appears in the black jacket on left and Barry Humphries, performer, (aka Dame Edna Everidge) wears the grey suit and black hat and is on the right, turning to face camera.

Packer and Humphries had a long relationship...

Summary

Object No.

97/272/1-2/14

Physical Description

Photographic print, black and white, 'Taking a leak', Clyde Packer and Barry Humphreys at urinals in Luna Park, by Janice Wakely, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1976

Clyde Packer in black jacket on left and Barry Humphreys (aka Dame Edna Everidge) in grey suit and black hat on right turning to face camera, skylarking at the urinals in Luna Park, Sydney, produced for the 'Double Take: Famous people photographing other famous people' exhibition, held in Melbourne.

Marks

Label, 'Janice McIllree [copyright symbol]'; stamp, 'Janice McIllree/73 Wyong Road/Cremorne 2090 Australia

Production

Made

1976

History

Notes

While the photograph titled 'Taking a Leak' was produced for the exhibition 'Double Take: Famous people photographing other famous people', it didn't appear in it.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photographic print, black and white, 'Taking a leak', Clyde Packer and Barry Humphreys at urinals in Luna Park, by Janice Wakely, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1976 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 17 November 2018, <https://ma.as/417219>

Wikipedia

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