Sovereign Hill’s Gold Museum will showcase a unique collection of photographic portraits in their new exhibition Pose.
Highlighting the work of Ballarat’s talented photographic studios, Pose will feature portraiture styles from carte de visites to celebrity postcards. The exhibition will also display an extensive selection of cameras – from the 19th century box brownie to the 21st century smartphone.
The exhibition will coincide with the Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB), a city-wide photographic festival. Those attending the Biennale will receive a discounted entry to Pose, upon showing their festival program.
Exhibition Highlights include Women Pioneers of Ballarat Photographic Montage, Travelling Photographer’s Cart, Bardwell’s Royal Studio Photographic Montage, Extensive camera display including Premo No 1 Kodak camera (1896), Kodak Box Brownie (1946) and Polaroid Land Camera (1970).