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David Moore 
Himalaya and Fort Denison 
[100 Photographs, pl. 017] 
1950 
  
Gelatin silver print 
David Moore Estate 
© Courtesy of the David Moore Estate 
  
 
LL/32040 
  
My first attempt at a photo story in the journalistic idiom was a coverage of the pristine new liner Himalaya in the Port of Sydney. This picture was made soon after I boarded the ship from the press boat. The tug is about to gently shepherd the liner to its dock in Pyrmont. The lone female figure on deck was an unexpected and welcome detail
Alan Davies, The State Library of NSW
 
This photograph was included in the David Moore 100 Photographs series that toured the State Library of NSW (titled David Moore 100 photographs) in late 2005. The exhibition then travelled to Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, in 2006, changing its title to David Moore A Vision, 1927-2003; and then to Bendigo Art Gallery (2006), Shepparton Art Gallery (2006), Albury Regional Art Gallery (2007), Gold Coast City Art Gallery (2007), Wollongong City Gallery (2007), Mildura Arts Centre (2008), and finally to LaTrobe Regional Gallery (2008). A Limited Edition of the series was also produced. 
 
 
  
 
  
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