Phyllis McDonagh Portrait

Three quarter length photograph of silent filmmaker Phyllis McDonagh posing for camera with her hands on her hips.
Title:
Phyllis McDonagh Portrait
NFSA ID:
561746
Year:
1920
Category:
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This photograph is a publicity portrait of Phyllis McDonagh, circa 1920.

The exact date, photographer and location of the photograph are unknown.

Phyllis was one of the three McDonagh sisters, along with Isabel and Paulette, who were famous for their silent-era films. They were the first women in Australia to own and run their own film production company.

Phyllis had the role of art director and publicist within the company.