Golden summers: the Heidelberg school

Australia, 1985

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Golden Summers covers the most celebrated period in the history of Australian art, the years from 1885 until shortly after the turn of the century. The artists at the time were Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton, Charles Conder and Fred McCubbin, popularly known as the Heidelberg School, and they believed that it was their task to paint Australian realities. Narrated by Patrick McCaughey.

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Credits

producer

Peter Bramley

director

Peter Purvis

production company

National Gallery of Victoria

Duration

00:34:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016977

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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