Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Alfred Gregory at Source Photographica

From Everest to Blackpool, by Alfred Gregory
Exhibition: 8th - 29th October 2010
Tuesday - Sunday 11am – 5pm
Source Photographica
1A Rose St, Brighton VIC 3186
T:03 05306059

On June 2nd, 1953 the world heard that the peak of Mt Everest had finally been reached. It was a British - led team that made it to the summit of the world's highest mountain, and images of the triumphant Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were flashed around the world.

Those pictures were taken by Alfred ‘Greg’ Gregory, the expedition's official stills photographer, and constitute part of a an exhibition of his work at Source Photographica until 29 October 2010. The show contains many images held in the MGA collection

GREGORY, Alfred Everest First Ascent 1953: Tom Stobart, 2005.
Gelatin Silver Photograph. Monash Gallery of Art, City of Monash Collection

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