Author Archives: Laura Jocic

Laura Jocic

About Laura Jocic

Assistant Curator, Australian Fashion and Textiles at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Rethinking an unknown carte-de-visite

While searching through the NGV’s collection of Australian cartes-de-visite recently we came across this image.  The intricate hairstyles, ornate fashion and curiously casual poses of the unidentified people caught our attention. Their intense gaze seemed to provoke further investigation.  Since …  More