Kings Cross, 1970-71 / photographed by Rennie Ellis

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Record title

Kings Cross, 1970-71 / photographed by Rennie Ellis

Call numbers

PXE 858

Record identifier

Yr8RDDDn

Kings Cross, 1970-71 / photographed by Rennie Ellis

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Kings Cross, 1970-71 / photographed by Rennie Ellis

Full title

Kings Cross, 1970-71 / photographed by Rennie Ellis

Date

2000 (from original photonegatives made 1970-1971)

Call Numbers

PXE 858

Record Identifier

Yr8RDDDn
Physical Description

Contents

Photographs - 30.5 x 40.6 cm. and 40.6 x 30.5 cm. - 24 silver gelatin photoprints

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Reproduction Restricted

Terms of use

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

01. Golden Orchid Strip Club, Kings Cross 1970-71
02. Peace! US R & R sailors, Kings Cross 1970-71
03. Between Strips, Kings Cross 1970-71
04. Island Bar, Kings Cross 1970-71
05. Carlotta, Kings Cross 1970-71
06. R & R Servicemen, Kings Cross 1970-71
07. Dressing Room, Paradise Club, Kings Cross 1970-71
08. Yellow House, Kings...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Kings Cross, 1970-71 / photographed by Rennie Ellis

Variant title

No. 21 previously titled : US servicemen and girls outside the Red Baron restaurant
Reference:
Rennie Ellis Archive, June 2012

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

"The photographs were shot over a six months period during the latter part of 1970 and early 1971 at a time when American servicemen from Vietnam were enjoying R & R [Rest & Recreation] breaks in Sydney. Many of them hung out in the Cross where all sorts of services had sprung up to help relieve them of their dollars. It was a unique time in the hi...

Signature / Inscriptions

Signed, photographer's label & negative file numbers on reverse

Description source

Titles from Rennie Ellis Archive 2013

Published information

Several photographs were originally published in: Kings Cross Sydney ; a personal look at the Cross / by Rennie Ellis and Wesley Stacey. Melbourne : Thomas Nelson (Australia), 1971

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased July 2000

Exhibited in

No standing only dancing : photographs of Rennie Ellis

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXE 858

Record Identifier

Yr8RDDDn

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/Yr8RDDDn

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

411630

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