1944, English, Photograph edition: Portrait of Kenneth Binns, Former Librarian, C.B.E., 1928-1947 [picture] / [Max Dupain]. Dupain, Max, 1911-1992.

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Portrait of Kenneth Binns, Former Librarian, C.B.E., 1928-1947 [Max Dupain]
 
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Physical Description
  • 1 photograph : sepia toned ; 52.6 x 37 cm. on mount 63.5 x 47.8 cm.
Published
  • [1944]
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Portrait of Kenneth Binns, Former Librarian, C.B.E., 1928-1947 /​ [Max Dupain].
Creator
  • Dupain, Max, 1911-1992.
Published
  • [1944]
Medium
  • [picture]
Physical Description
  • 1 photograph : sepia toned ; 52.6 x 37 cm. on mount 63.5 x 47.8 cm.
Subjects
Biography
  • Head librarian at the Parliamentary and National Libraries from 1928 until his retirement in 1947. He oversaw the transfer of the Library from Melbourne to Canberra in 1928. He was Chairman of the Commonwealth Literary Censorship Board from 1957-1964.
Notes
  • Title from inscription below image.
  • Inscription: "Former Librarian Kenneth Binns, C.B.E., 1928-1947" --Printed below image.
  • Condition: Fair, perforations around all borders.
  • Attribution to Max Dupain derived from stamp on verso of another copy of this print held in Binn' papers in the National Library Manuscript collection.
  • Date derived from desk calendar visible in another version of this photograph held at PIC/​6276.
  • Also available online http:/​/​nla.gov.au/​nla.obj-136630078
Language
  • English
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