Great Australian photographs: Mervyn Bishop's symbolic shot – an audio essay

By Jonny Weeks and Miles Martignoni

In the last instalment in our audio visual series on celebrated Australian photographs, Jonny Weeks talks to Mervyn Bishop about his iconic image of Gough Whitlam pouring earth into the hand of Indigenous elder Vincent Lingiari in 1975

Click on the audio buttons to hear the conversation between Guardian Australia picture editor Jonny Weeks and the photographer Mervyn Bishop, whose work will be on display in a free exhibition at Art Gallery NSW in Sydney from 24 June to 8 October.

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