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Dombrovskis: Journeys into the Wild

Dombrovskis: Journeys into the Wild

Peter Dombrovskis (1945–1996), Morning light on Little Horn, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania, 1995, nla.obj-148942128
21 September 2017 to 30 January 2018,


Exhibition Gallery, Ground floor


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'When you go out there, you don't get away from it all. You get back to it all. You come home to what's important. You come home to yourself.'

–Peter Dombrovskis

Peter Dombrovskis was one of the world's foremost wilderness photographers. His powerful, reflective and deeply personal images of the unique Tasmanian wilderness had a lasting impact, changing the way Australians think about their environment. The Library has over 3,000 Dombrovskis transparencies, and has printed 70 of the best for this exhibition, the most complete survey of his work to date in Australia.

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