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Early photographers in New Zealand

30 May 2006

Securing the shadow: early photographers in New Zealand

Auckland City Libraries presents a free exhibition that celebrates and explores the work of pioneering photographers of nineteenth century New Zealand at the Central City Library starting 6 June.

This exhibition highlights the release of Auckland City Libraries' photographers database, which is an index of photographers who worked in New Zealand from the 1840s through to the present day. The database draws on sources such as advertisements, newspapers, electoral rolls, published articles, trade directories and other resources to build a resume of the photographers and their work.

This exhibition is being held in conjunction with the Auckland Festival of Photography .

Details are: Exhibition date: 6 June to 23 June Location: The Atrium, 2nd Floor, Central City Library 44-46 Lorne Street, Auckland city Library hours: Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 8pm; Saturday: 10am to 4pm; Sunday: noon to 4pm

For more information check out our website www.aucklandcitylibraries.com.

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