Two photographs, Carols at Twilight, Berwick

Mal Austin
Production date
Pre 1982
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Production date
Pre 1982
Two photographs showing crowds of people with lanterns. The photographs are mounted on board. Inscription on the front of the board reads "Carols by Twilight/ Presented to - Berwick City Council by - Berwick Regional Church of Christ/ 20.7.82 Mal Austin Photog".

Detail in the photographs indicate the event took place in Narre Warren, in the parklands with ponds where Bunjil Place now stands.

Carols by Twilight continues as an annual community-organised event, now held at Max Pawsey Reserve and organised by the Casey City Church.
Artist/Maker and role
Mal Austin: Photographer
Associated person
Media/Materials description
colour photographs mounted on board
28.0 x 35.2 cm (upper photograph), 28.0 x 35.2 cm (lower photograph), 63.5 x 41.5 x 1.3 cm (board)
Signature & date
Inscribed in centre in gold marker ""CAROLS BY TWILIGHT"".
Inscribed along bottom edge in gold marker "Presented/ to - BERWICK CITY COUCNIL by - BERWICK REGIONAL CHURCH OF CHRIST/ 20.7.82/ MAL AUSTIN PHOTOG"
Printed maker's label on reverse, lower centre "This is another/ Mal Austin Photography/ - ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT"

Makers label on reverse, lower centre "Congratulations on your choice of an original/ photographic print from MAL AUSTIN PHOTOGRAPHY./ For longest life, display in a cool, well ventilated/ area. Never place in direct sunlight to avoid/ fading. Dust regularly./ MAL AUSTIN is a freelance photographer/ specialising in most areas of location or studio/ advertising and interior decor. A well equipped/ studio is available for all types of assignments/ or if you prefer, work can be done in the field./ Locate him at 112 FIRST AVENUE, DANDENONG./ All studio and location work by appointment./ Telephone 795 1971"

Makers stamp on reverse in both lower left corner and lower right corners "Mal Austin Photography/ 112 First Avenue,/ Dandenong/ 795 1971"
Photography credit (first image)
Photograph: Viki Petherbridge
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