Eye Contact: Photographing Indigenous Australians

  title={Eye Contact: Photographing Indigenous Australians},
  author={Jane Lydon},
List of Illustrations ix Preface xiii Acknowledgments xxv Introduction: Colonialism, Photography, Mimesis 1 1. "This Civilising Experiment": Charles Walter, Missionaries, and Photographic Theater 33 2. Science and Visuality: "Communicating Correct Ideas" 73 3. Time Traps: Defining Aboriginality during the 1870s-1880s 122 4. Works Like a Clock 176 5. Coranderrk Reappears 214 Epilogue 248 Notes 253 Bibliography 271 Index 295 
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120 pages, with 65 duotone illustrations. Hardcover £29.95, ISBN 0-500-54318-6
  • History of Photography
  • 2006