An image of Sidney Nolan with his father, sisters Marjorie and Lorna and brother Raymond on St Kilda beach

Unknown

(Australia  – )

Sidney Nolan with his father, sisters Marjorie and Lorna and brother Raymond on St Kilda beach

Location
Not on display
Further information

Nolan is the young man on the left in this photograph. The pier of St Kilda is visible in the background of the photograph. Nolan grew up in St Kilda and regularly returned there. During the 1940s he created a series of paintings of Luna Park and bathers at the St Kilda pier and sea baths.
This copy of a vintage photograph from the family photograph album was made by Sidney Nolan in 1967 and given to Storry Walton, who used it in the documentary he made for the ABC entitled 'This Dreaming Spinning Thing'. Alan Ashbolt worked with Walton on the documentary and George Johnston wrote the script.

Year
circa 1933
1967, printed later
Media
Photograph
Medium
gelatin silver photograph, sepia toned
Dimensions
23.5 x 28.8 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Art Gallery of New South Wales Institutional Archive. Gift of Storry Walton 1996
Accession number
ARC3.651.13