Fine Art

  • # 15803

LEE, Laurence

Archive of private photographs taken by an Australian soldier on the Western Front in 1918

    # 15803

    LEE, Laurence

    Archive of private photographs taken by an Australian soldier on the Western Front in 1918

    A significant unofficial photographic record of the Western Front in 1918, taken with a private camera by a young Australian soldier from Perth; a total of 267 photographs contained in four albums. Private Laurence Lee, 7994, 16th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement, A.I.F., a labourer from Western Australia, enlisted at Perth on 29 August 1917, at the age of 19. His …

  • # 15797

Photographer unknown.

Photographic portrait of the young Annette Kellerman, Marrickville, 1888.

    # 15797

    Photographer unknown.

    Photographic portrait of the young Annette Kellerman, Marrickville, 1888.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format (mount 103 x 65 mm); verso with contemporary inscription in ink ‘Annette M. Kellerman, Marrickville 1888’; no photographer’s imprint; the albumen print is lightly rubbed, with scattered mottling in the negative; the gilt-edged mount has been trimmed along the bottom edge. A hitherto unknown family photograph of the young …

  • # 15739

[WINE] William Tyrrell, first Anglican Bishop of Newcastle, New South Wales, and other members of the Tyrrell family, 1860-62

    # 15739

    [WINE] William Tyrrell, first Anglican Bishop of Newcastle, New South Wales, and other members of the Tyrrell family, 1860-62

    An important group of six early photographic portraits of members of the Tyrrell family, one of the most significant families in the history of the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales. William Tyrrell, Bishop, 1807-1879. [Sydney, 1860. Photographer unknown]. Albumen print with hand colouring, 93 x 73 mm (oval), laid down on its original card …

  • # 15753

HEXAGON PRODUCTIONS PTY. LTD.

Painted canvas backdrop used in the 1976 Australian film Eliza Fraser, depicting Aborigines attacking a shipwreck survivor

    # 15753

    HEXAGON PRODUCTIONS PTY. LTD.

    Painted canvas backdrop used in the 1976 Australian film Eliza Fraser, depicting Aborigines attacking a shipwreck survivor

    [Melbourne : Hexagon Productions Pty. Ltd., 1976]. Painted canvas, 180 x 200 cm; old folds and surface wear. The large budget 1976 Australian film Eliza Fraser was directed by Tim Burstall and starred Susannah York, Trevor Howard and Noel Ferrier. The screenplay was written by David Williamson, and it was filmed in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. …

  • # 15676

GLAISTER, Thomas Skelton (1825-1904)

Half plate tinted ambrotype portrait of a mother and her young son, Sydney, late 1850s

    # 15676

    GLAISTER, Thomas Skelton (1825-1904)

    Half plate tinted ambrotype portrait of a mother and her young son, Sydney, late 1850s

    [Sydney] : Thomas Glaister, probably between 1858 and 1860. Ambrotype photograph with hand colouring, exposed image 130 x 95 mm (approximately half plate size), original wooden-based leather case with gilt edges and velvet lining (brass clasps intact, but the two halves of the case separated along the seam), original brass mat (a few mould spiders, else fine), stamped …

  • # 15738

MOFFATT, Tracey (1960 - )

Something More No. 1

    # 15738

    MOFFATT, Tracey (1960 - )

    Something More No. 1

    (also known as: Untitled, No. 1, from the series Something More). Cibachrome photographic print, created 1989, 965 x 1270 mm (viewable image), 1150 x 1440 mm (frame), framed under Perspex by Art Passepartout, Berlin, white mount and white timber frame. Image number one from the series of nine photographs Something More, printed in an edition of 30 …

  • # 15593

Maker unknown.

Fiji before Civilization … Dawn of Civilization … Advance of Civilization … Glorious Result of Civilization

    # 15593

    Maker unknown.

    Fiji before Civilization … Dawn of Civilization … Advance of Civilization … Glorious Result of Civilization

    [Crystal Palace, London : Machinery Department, c.1879]. Cotton handkerchief, 570 x 580 mm, lithograph printed in brown and red; old fold lines and some insignificant toning and spotting; a very well preserved example. These satirical cotton handkerchiefs lampooning the effects of the introduction of Western civilisation into a “primitive” society in the South Seas were printed in colour in the machinery …

  • # 15381

GAUTHIER, Lucien (1875-1921)

Taïti

    # 15381

    GAUTHIER, Lucien (1875-1921)

    Taïti

    [Papeete?] : L. Gauthier, [c.1910]. Oblong quarto, original pictorial wrappers with photographic onlay to front, original silk ties, pp [2 text], [12] leaves of plates with 31 photographs by Lucien Gauthier, and Art Nouveau-style colour illustrations by Ed. Rocher; a very good copy of a stunningly designed publication.

  • # 15626

CHERRY, J. W. (John William), 1824-1869; LAKE, J.W.; DEGOTARDI, Johann Nepomuk, 1823-1882.

[SHEET MUSIC] Shells of ocean /​ words by J.W. Lake ; music by J.W. Cherry.

    # 15626

    CHERRY, J. W. (John William), 1824-1869; LAKE, J.W.; DEGOTARDI, Johann Nepomuk, 1823-1882.

    [SHEET MUSIC] Shells of ocean /​ words by J.W. Lake ; music by J.W. Cherry.

    Sydney : Woolcott and Clarke, [1853 or 1854]. Folio, disbound, original illustrated wrappers lithographed by John Degotardi (old paper reinforcement to original stitching and small closed tear at fore-edge), 6 pp of engraved music notation for voice and piano; page 2 has a publisher’s advertisement at the head of the music; internally very clean, a good example. …

  • # 15401

WOOD, Rex (1906-1970)

Portrait of a young woman

    # 15401

    WOOD, Rex (1906-1970)

    Portrait of a young woman

    [Adelaide : probably between 1930 and 1935]. Watercolour and gouache on paper, sheet 280 x 190 mm, signed lower right ‘Rex Wood’; laid down on original board mount, removed from a frame at some point; in very good condition. Rex Wood was born in Laura, in the Mid North of South Australia in 1906, and …

  • # 15397

YORKE, Philip

[EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED BOOK] The royal tribes of Wales

    # 15397

    YORKE, Philip

    [EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED BOOK] The royal tribes of Wales

    Wrexham : John Painter, 1799. First edition. Quarto, full calf by J. Gill of Penhryn, elaborately tooled in blind and gilt, contrasting morocco title label, marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate for John Hughes (1810-1871) to front pastedown, pp 192, the twelve engraved plates replaced by twelve magnificent original paintings heightened with gold of the royal arms …

  • [GEELONG] Photographic portraits of Rebecca Greenwood (née Morrison) and her children
[GEORGE WILLIAM PERRY; WILMOT & KEY; JOSEPH TURNER]

# 7085

    # 15433

    [GEORGE WILLIAM PERRY; WILMOT & KEY; JOSEPH TURNER]

    [GEELONG] Photographic portraits of Rebecca Greenwood (née Morrison) and her children

    1865-1870. Five albumen print photographs, carte de visite format, each approximately 100 x 60 mm; two with the imprint of George William Perry, Melbourne (mother and daughter); one with the imprint of Wilmot & Key, Geelong (boy holding tall-backed chair, dated May 1867); one with the imprint of Turner’s New Portrait Rooms (hand coloured), and …

  • # 15359

ROWAN, Alexander

[KANGAROO] “How are you? And how’s your cough? I’ve just arrived.”

    # 15359

    ROWAN, Alexander

    [KANGAROO] “How are you? And how’s your cough? I’ve just arrived.”

    [Title from artist’s caption]. Unpublished pen and ink sketch on laid paper watermarked Joynson, 180 x 115 mm, artist’s caption beneath image, verso inscribed ‘Bertha as she appeared, by Alexander Rowan. London, August 1861’; fine. Alexander Rowan was a minor British artist who is known to have exhibited between 1852 and 1859, during which time …

  • # 15321

MUMEYA, M.

A game of draw poker on the beach. Photo taken at Hong Kong, China, Sept. 17 1898.

    # 15321

    MUMEYA, M.

    A game of draw poker on the beach. Photo taken at Hong Kong, China, Sept. 17 1898.

    [Title from inscription verso]. Silver albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 108 x 165 mm (mount), recto with gilt lettered imprint of ‘M. Mumeya, No. 8a Queen’s Road C. Hongkong’; verso with the studio’s elaborate illustrated back mark, incorporating the phrase ‘Japanese photographer’, a contemporary inscription in ink identifying the four American sailors in the …

  • # 15324

SANG, A.

Studio portrait photograph of an American merchant seaman, Hong Kong, circa 1890

    # 15324

    SANG, A.

    Studio portrait photograph of an American merchant seaman, Hong Kong, circa 1890

    Silver albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 175 x 112 mm (mount), recto with gilt lettered imprint of ‘A. Sang, 171 Queen’s Road, Hong Kong’; verso with the studio’s elaborate gilt back mark, featuring a vignette illustration of a Chinese junk, and ‘A. Sang. Photographer and Portrait Painter. 171, Queen’s Road Central, Opp. Fire Engine House. Honking, China.’, …

  • # 15722

Maker unknown.

Painted mother of pearl shell depicting a view of Shamian Island, Canton, showing the trading factories on the Pearl River prior to destruction by fire in 1856

    # 15722

    Maker unknown.

    Painted mother of pearl shell depicting a view of Shamian Island, Canton, showing the trading factories on the Pearl River prior to destruction by fire in 1856

    [Canton : s.n., c.1850]. Pigments on nacre, 170 x 180 mm (irregular); scattered loss of pigment, but essentially a well preserved example; accompanied by a carved rosewood base. This finely detailed original work, made for the Chinese export market by a Cantonese artisan, is of significant historical interest as it depicts, at upper left, a section of …

  • # 15350

OBERGASSNER, M.

[BOER WAR] Propaganda photograph promoting the cause of German Boers, taken in Munich in 1900.

    # 15350

    OBERGASSNER, M.

    [BOER WAR] Propaganda photograph promoting the cause of German Boers, taken in Munich in 1900.

    Munich : M. Obergassner, 1900. Silver gelatin photograph, 125 x 175 mm, embossed imprint of ‘M. Obergassner … München, 1900’, on original board mount with imprint of the Munich photographic studio of M. Obergassner, contemporary caption in pencil to lower margin ‘Taken in Germany during the South African War’; the photograph is in fine condition; …

  • # 15237

GILL, S.T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880

Diggers shipping from Melbourne / The Shipping Agents are netting handsome

    # 15237

    GILL, S.T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880

    Diggers shipping from Melbourne / The Shipping Agents are netting handsome

    [Melbourne : James J. Blundell, between 1852 and 1855]. Illustrated letter paper, 182 x 115 mm, bifolium with lithographed letterhead reproducing one of the plates from S.T. Gill’s Sketches of the Victoria gold diggings and diggers as they are (Melbourne : Macartney & Galbraith, August 1852); lithographed image, including captions, 90 x 90 mm; the rear blank side has a …

  • # 15277

MENARD, Romuald George (painter); FRÈRES, Thierry; SABATIER, Léon Jean Baptiste (lithographers)

Vue de Sydney et de l’entree de la Riviere de Paramatta (panorama in two sections)

    # 15277

    MENARD, Romuald George (painter); FRÈRES, Thierry; SABATIER, Léon Jean Baptiste (lithographers)

    Vue de Sydney et de l’entree de la Riviere de Paramatta (panorama in two sections)

    Two plates, forming a continuous panorama, from: Voyage autour du monde sur la frégate la Vénus, pendant les années 1836-1839 … atlas pittoresque. [Paris : Gide, 1841]. Tinted lithographs, 170 x 420 mm; pale foxing to the margins of the first plate, else in fine condition. The voyage of the Vénus, under the command of Abel du Petit-Thouars, was …

  • # 15000

[THOMAS ADAMS HILL]; GLENNY, Henry (1835-1910)

Photographic portrait of the explorer Robert O’Hara Burke

$3,300.00

    # 15000

    [THOMAS ADAMS HILL]; GLENNY, Henry (1835-1910)

    Photographic portrait of the explorer Robert O’Hara Burke

    Mid-1860 [but probably published early 1863]. Albumen print photograph with hand colouring, carte de visite format, amount 105 x 63 mm, vignetted image 50 x 50 mm, recto of mount inscribed in contemporary hand ‘Bourke’ (sic), and verso inscribed in the same hand (with the correct spelling) ‘Burke’; no studio imprint; albumen print with faint …

  • # 15035

MÜLLER, Henry (Heinrich) (attributed)

Photographic portraits of a young Aboriginal woman, Toowoomba, 1868-69

$2,400.00

    # 15035

    MÜLLER, Henry (Heinrich) (attributed)

    Photographic portraits of a young Aboriginal woman, Toowoomba, 1868-69

    Two albumen print photographs in carte de viste format, each 103 x 65 mm (mount); no photographer’s imprint (versos blank); some mild spotting, mostly confined to the peripheries of the prints and the mounts themselves. A pair of superb studio portraits of the same young woman, one a full length portrait of her holding a …

  • # 15048

[HOGG, John J., attributed]

Photographic portrait of an Aboriginal youth holding a sword club, Queensland, circa 1895

$650.00

    # 15048

    [HOGG, John J., attributed]

    Photographic portrait of an Aboriginal youth holding a sword club, Queensland, circa 1895

    Albumen print photograph, 150 x mm, unmounted; no photographer’s imprint; some corner creasing at upper right corner, otherwise in good condition. The young subject is holding a sword club from the Queensland rainforest region; the other studio props are a Queensland Gulmari shield and a fighting boomerang. The photographer was possibly John Hogg, who produced …

  • # 15038

KERRY, Charles (1857-1928)

“Warryne”. Aboriginal, Yass district, N.S.W.

$650.00

    # 15038

    KERRY, Charles (1857-1928)

    “Warryne”. Aboriginal, Yass district, N.S.W.

    Albumen print photograph, 200 x 150 mm, unmounted; manuscript caption in the negative ‘1954. “Warryne”. Aboriginal, Yass district, N.S.W. Kerry Photo. Sydney’; blindstamped lower left ‘Kerry & Co. Photo. 508 Geo. St. Sydney Copyright’; a strong print with good tonal range, light foxing and mild creasing at the corners. A compelling portrait by Charles Kerry …

  • # 15063

KERRY, Charles (1857-1928)

Aboriginal warrior, Bellinger River.

$225.00

    # 15063

    KERRY, Charles (1857-1928)

    Aboriginal warrior, Bellinger River.

    Albumen print photograph, 200 x 150 mm, unmounted; manuscript caption in the negative ‘2017. Aboriginal warrior, Bellinger River. Kerry Photo’; blindstamped lower left ‘Kerry & Co. Photo. 508 Geo. St. Sydney Copyright’; a strong print but extensive foxing. The Bellinger River is located on the mid north coast of New South Wales, between Nambucca Heads …

  • # 15036

Photographer unknown.

Aboriginal men dressed for ceremony, Central Australia, 1900-1910

$250.00

    # 15036

    Photographer unknown.

    Aboriginal men dressed for ceremony, Central Australia, 1900-1910

    Gelatin silver photograph, 88 x 142 mm, manuscript caption in the negative ‘Group of natives at Alice Springs’, verso with contemporary inscription in ink ‘Wild blacks in paints ready for Corroboree, Central Aust.’; mild vertical creases at left and right edges, otherwise very good.

  • # 15037

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT PHOTOGRAPHER

Photographic portrait of an Aboriginal elder, Murray River, South Australia, circa 1920

$175.00

    # 15037

    SOUTH AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT PHOTOGRAPHER

    Photographic portrait of an Aboriginal elder, Murray River, South Australia, circa 1920

    Gelatin silver photograph, 150 x 103 mm, verso with contemporary inscription in pencil ‘River Murray Tribe. Govt. Photog.’; in fine condition (the tiny white scratch in the upper section is in the negative).

  • # 14996

HOARE, Susan

Photographic portrait of young Tahitian woman, Papeete, circa 1875

$220.00

    # 14996

    HOARE, Susan

    Photographic portrait of a young Tahitian woman, Papeete, circa 1875

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 106 x 64 mm (77 x 52 mm oval image); recto of mount imprinted ‘Mrs S. Hoare, Papeete, Tahiti’; in fine condition.

  • # 1066

Maker unknown

[CHILDREN’S GAME] Jigsaw puzzles with soldiers from different eras

    # 1066

    Maker unknown

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Jigsaw puzzles with soldiers from different eras

    [France, c 1890]. Oblong box of very thick board (370 x 250 x 35 mm, the lid with a superb, colourful paste-down illustration depicting nine types of uniformed soldier (Swiss, Belgian, Swedish, Chinese, Turkish, Romanian, Austrian, German and Spanish). The box contains three chromolithographic panels pasted onto wood and cut into jigsaw puzzles; each puzzle …

  • # 7779

[CHILDREN’S GAME] Par terre et par mer

    # 7779

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Par terre et par mer

    Paris : Saussine, [1910-1914]. Box of decorative card, 440 x 320 x 60 mm, the lid with superb pictorial chromolithographed design depicting various ethnic types dancing around a globe with cartouche illustrations of a ship and a train in the upper corners, containing folding playing board with chromolithographed map of the world with vignette illustrations …

  • # 5278

SAUSSINE, L. (publisher)

[CHILDREN’S GAME] Loto des 5 parties du monde. Race humaines, productions végétales et animales

    # 5278

    SAUSSINE, L. (publisher)

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Loto des 5 parties du monde. Race humaines, productions végétales et animales

    Paris : Saussine, Edit., [circa 1890]. Box of thick card, 430 x 340 x 45 mm, the lid with superb chromolithograph illustration featuring five female figures symbolising the five regions of the world, surrounded by images of the flora and fauna of the entire world arranged by continent; the box contains twelve chromolithographed playing boards, …

  • # 15066

Photographer unknown.

View of the Garden Palace and Government House from Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair

$200.00

    # 15066

    Photographer unknown.

    View of the Garden Palace and Government House from Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair

    [Sydney : between 1879 and 1882]. Albumen print photograph, 175 x 240 mm, laid down on a nineteenth century album page of thick card, contemporary inscription in French beneath image ‘Palais du Gouvernement (sic)’; the albumen print is in very good condition (the tiny amount of loss at the top left corner was probably evident …

  • Photographs of the Everard and Musgrave Ranges Expedition, South Australia, June-September 1914
WHITE, Samuel Albert (1870-1954)
# 15012

    # 15012

    WHITE, Samuel Albert (1870-1954)

    Photographs of the Everard and Musgrave Ranges Expedition, South Australia, June-September 1914

    A highly important record of early European contact with the Yankunytjatjara people. Eight gelatin silver print photographs, each 100 x 127 mm, unmounted; versos with the photographer's pencilled captions and sequence numbers; all of the prints are in fine condition. Although principally an ornithologist, by the early 1900s Adelaide-born Samuel White 'had earned a reputation …

  • [PHOTOGRAPHIC PANORAMA] Brisbane from Bowen Terrace in 4 pieces.
IMPERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY [METCALFE, Daniel F.]
# 15061

    # 15061

    IMPERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY [METCALFE, Daniel F.]

    [PHOTOGRAPHIC PANORAMA] Brisbane from Bowen Terrace in 4 pieces.

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. Brisbane : Imperial Photographic Company, [c.1880]. Photographic panorama comprised of four contiguous albumen prints, each 250 x 280 mm, versos with wet stamp of ‘Imperial Photo. Coy. Brisbane’ and contemporary sequence numbers 1-4 in pencil, number 1 also inscribed with title ‘Brisbane from Bowen Terrace in 4 pieces’; the four …

  • “Mine tink it they fit” : Pelaco shirts, collars, pyjamas
PELACO LTD.
# 14868

    # 14868

    PELACO LTD.

    “Mine tink it they fit” : Pelaco shirts, collars, pyjamas

    [Melbourne : Pelaco Ltd., c.1950]. Advertising sign for shop counter display, 310 x 230 mm, colour offset printing on thick board, designed to be freestanding; the printed surface with a few light marks and pale foxing, pinholes in each corner; otherwise the sign is in very good condition. A scarce example of an image that might …

  • The ministers and their cronies off to Botany Bay, and the Dorchester men returning.
Anon.
# 14901

    # 14901

    Anon.

    The ministers and their cronies off to Botany Bay, and the Dorchester men returning.

    Also titled: The political drama, no. 33. London : George Drake, publisher, 12, Houghton-Street, Clare Market, 1834. One of a series 'Printed and Published by G. Drake, Clare-market.' Woodcut, printed recto of single sheet of wove paper, 345 x 255 mm, verso blank, the image strong and entire, faint foxinf to margin edges (not affecting …

  • [SCULPTURE] ‘Sea Angel’
CARTWRIGHT, Michael (Melbourne, 1959 - )
# 14942

    # 14942

    CARTWRIGHT, Michael (Melbourne, 1959 - )

    [SCULPTURE] ‘Sea Angel’

    1996. Bronze, 310 x 170 x 115 mm, artist's proof, edition of 9. Exhibited: Ian Rogers Fine Art, Melbourne, 1997. The recent works of Shona Nunan and Michael Cartwright. 'Sea Angel' is item number 8 in the exhibition catalogue, a copy of which accompanies the sculpture. Australian artist Michael Cartwright, together with his partner, sculptor Shona …

  • # 14887

MAN RAY; MIRO; ALECHINSKY; ERNST; ARMAN et al

Monument à Christophe Colomb et à Marcel Duchamp

    # 14887

    MAN RAY; MIRO; ALECHINSKY; ERNST; ARMAN et al

    Monument à Christophe Colomb et à Marcel Duchamp

    Paris : Éditions Georges Visat, 1971. Folio, folding blue cloth portfolio with silver embroidered lettering ‘MD’ in matching slipcase, housing a blind-lettered card folio, housing fourteen folded paper sections, the first being the title sheet and colophon, the other thirteen each lettered in blind with a short printed tribute to Duchamp and a large full …

  • [CHINESE PRINTING] Printing block for paper money with an original value of 100 wen
[KHUBILAI KHAN, Emperor Chih-yüan]
# 14211

    # 14211

    [KHUBILAI KHAN, Emperor Chih-yüan]

    [CHINESE PRINTING] Printing block for paper money with an original value of 100 wen

    China, Yüan dynasty, reign of Khubilai Khan, circa 1287 C.E.. Stone, 210 x 135 x 22 mm, top edges bevelled (three sections skilfully rejoined); housed in a custom made cloth box lined with lambswool. An extraordinary item of early printing history that pre-dates by a century the earliest known instance of printing in the West, …

  • Jeu instructif des peuples et costumes des quatre parties du monde et des Terres Australes
BASSET, Paul-André (active 1785-1815)
# 13972

    # 13972

    BASSET, Paul-André (active 1785-1815)

    Jeu instructif des peuples et costumes des quatre parties du monde et des Terres Australes

    $6,000 USD Paris : Chez Basset … rue St. Jacques … 1815. Copper engraving on thick laid paper, 490 x 650 mm, a game board in the form of a spiral track comprising 63 numbered cartouches with vignette illustrations of inhabitants of all regions of the globe, including representations of the native peoples of New …

  • Jeu de voyage des cinq parties du monde
KLINGER, Johann Georg; MULLER, Johann Wolfgang
# 13747

    # 13747

    KLINGER, Johann Georg; MULLER, Johann Wolfgang

    Jeu de voyage des cinq parties du monde

    $15,000 USD Also titled: Description de differens peuples remarquables des cinq parties du monde. Nüremberg : J. G. Klinger, 1805-1807. Second edition. Original box of red paper over card, 114 x 100 x 105 mm, with gilt embossed decoration, the lid lettered in gilt Jeu de voyage des cinq parties du monde (corners bumped); the box in …

  • Walker’s geographical pastime exhibiting a complete voyage round the world in two hemispheres.

# 7879

    # 7879

    WALKER, John

    Walker’s geographical pastime exhibiting a complete voyage round the world in two hemispheres.

    $5,000 USD London : William Darton, 1816. Engraved map of the world on two sheets laid on linen, each dissected into 12 panels and measuring 520 x 485 mm, original hand colouring, housed in the original marbled papered box with engraved title label depicting an Englishman demonstrating the use of a globe to a native …

  • Photographic portraits of a father and his two children, Sydney, circa 1865
GLAISTER, Thomas Skelton, 1825-1904
# 14795

    # 14795

    GLAISTER, Thomas Skelton, 1825-1904

    Photographic portraits of a father and his two children, Sydney, circa 1865

    Three albumen print photographs in carte de visite format, 101 x 63 mm, versos with imprint of T.S. Glaister. Sydney; the albumen prints in very good condition, the mounts with a tiny amount of pale foxing. The professional photographer Thomas Glaister arrived in Melbourne in 1854 from New York, but by 1855 had opened a studio …

  • Betts’s Patent Portable Globe
GEORGE PHILLIP & SON
# 14778

    # 14778

    GEORGE PHILLIP & SON

    Betts’s Patent Portable Globe

    London : George Philip & Son Ltd., circa 1905. Original card tube with printed paper label containing a cloth globe, stitched over a collapsible metal umbrella frame, with eight colour litho printed gores (a few splits and stains). When opened the globe is: 15.3 inches (39cm) in diameter, the length of the tube is 72 …

  • Four photo-lithographs illustrating the story of Beauty and the Beast
CONDER, Charles (1868 - 1909)
# 14765

    # 14765

    CONDER, Charles (1868 - 1909)

    Four photo-lithographs illustrating the story of Beauty and the Beast

    Four photolithographs from 'The story of Beauty & the beast : the complete fairy story' (London : The Bodley Head, 1908) illustrated by Charles Conder. Created in 1895 and printed by Lemercier in Paris, this a complete suite of the Conder illustrations for the book, which was printed in an edition of 300 copies. The …

  • Garden door
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
# 14759

    # 14759

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Garden door

    Screenprint on paper, 655 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 20/40, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, contrasting vivid red and yellow designs against a grey and blue background.  Another example is held by the National …

  • Cello
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
# 14760

    # 14760

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Cello

    Screenprint on paper, 660 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 6/10, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, featuring one of Jacks' most distinctive emblems, the cello, with an energetic musical background. Another example is held in …

  • Lake Eyre Garden
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
# 14761

    # 14761

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Lake Eyre Garden

    Screenprint on paper, 655 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 7/20, titled lower centre, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, inspired by his artists expedition to Lake Eyre.  Another example is held in the National Gallery …

  • Silent mirror
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
# 14762

    # 14762

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Silent mirror

    Screenprint on paper, 655 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 6/40, titled lower centre, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, with a minimal composition in black and white. Another example is held in the National Gallery …

  • ROSENQUIST_DELIVERY_HAT

    # 621

    ROSENQUIST, James (b. 1933)

    Delivery Hat

    1971. Four colour lithograph. 16 x 11.5 cm, edition of 70, signed and numbered. This small but striking print, from the ‘Cold Light’ suite of 1971, was created during a period of Rosenquist’s life in which he was suffering depression, following a serious car accident which placed the artist and his family in hospital for …

  • [POSTER]. Exhibition of international prints & artists’ books from Grafica Uno
UPIGLIO, Giorgio
# 14702

    # 14702

    UPIGLIO, Giorgio

    [POSTER]. Exhibition of international prints & artists’ books from Grafica Uno

    Renowned Italian print workshop of Giorgio Upiglio, master printer. Presented by the Westpac Gallery, Victorian Arts Centre, Print Council of Australia Inc., Italian Cultural Institute in conjunction with The Spoleto Festival of Melbourne. Sponsored by Mitchelton Vinters [sic]. Melbourne, 13th Sept. to 1st Oct. 1989. Printed poster, 795 x 600, edges a little creased, else …