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  • [NOEL COUNIHAN] Proletariat. : organ of the Melbourne University Labour Club. Volume 1, number 2
SAWER, Geoffrey, editor; COUNIHAN, Noel (1913-1986), artist
# 14946

    # 14946

    SAWER, Geoffrey, editor; COUNIHAN, Noel (1913-1986), artist

    [NOEL COUNIHAN] Proletariat : organ of the Melbourne University Labour Club. Volume 1, number 2

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Labour Club, July 1932. Quarto, original wrappers with linocut illustration by Noel Counihan under the pseudonym ‘N. Cunningham’ (short surface scratch at lower right, else fine), printed in colour inks, from two blocks (black and red); 28 pp, photo illustration; an exceptionally fine copy. Smith, 3. A striking and extremely early …

  • “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 …

  • Prince Alfred’s welcome by the natives.
BATCHELDER, Benjamin Pierce; [FOSTER, ?]
# 15068

    # 15068

    BATCHELDER, Benjamin Pierce; [FOSTER, ?]

    Prince Alfred’s welcome by the natives.

    Circa 1867. Albumen print photograph of a satirical drawing captioned ‘Prince Alfred’s welcome by the natives’ and signed by the artist lower left ‘Foster’, carte de visite format, 106 x 64 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘Batchelder, Pall Mall, Sandhurst’; in fine condition. The visit of Queen Victoria’s second son, Prince Alfred, Duke of …

  • 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 …

  • Noteworthy features of the Lithgow District. No. 1, Mountain Moss.
McKENZIE, E.J. (Ernest Joseph), 1882-1970; ARNOLD, E.S.
# 14874

    # 14874

    McKENZIE, E.J. (Ernest Joseph), 1882-1970; ARNOLD, E.S.

    Noteworthy features of the Lithgow District. No. 1, Mountain Moss.

    Cover: Greetings ! Mountain Moss. Lithgow, N.S.W. : Lithgow District Historical Society, [c.1950]. Single sheet, 270 x 210 mm, designed as a greeting card and folding to 165 x 105 mm, illustrated with colour reproduction of an etching of a cross-section of Mountain Moss, captioned “A lateral, enlarged 7 times”; verso with roneo typescript providing a …

  • 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 …

  • [POSTER]. Gilbert & George will present their Singing Sculptures “Underneath the Arches”
GILBERT & GEORGE
# 14703

    # 14703

    GILBERT & GEORGE

    [POSTER]. Gilbert & George will present their Singing Sculptures “Underneath the Arches”

    (The most intelligent, fascinating, serious and beautiful art piece you have ever seen). Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, [1973]. Printed poster, 650 x 460 mm. Exhibition poster for an early performance piece by Gilbert & George organised by Kaldor Art Projects. Rare. Provenance : the estate of the late Jennifer Phipps, former curator of …

  • [POSTER] Dot and circle
# 14704

    # 14704

    [POSTER] Dot and circle

    : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia. RMIT Gallery [Melbourne], 16th April-3rd May 1985 : a loan exhibition from the Flinders University, South Australia. Screenprint process, printed in colour, from multiple stencils; sheet 760 x 550 mm. Rare.

  • [POSTER]. La Ronde.
[ALLEN, Micky, attrib.]
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    # 14705

    [ALLEN, Micky, attrib.]

    [POSTER]. La Ronde.

    Melbourne : Guild Theatre, Melbourne University, n.d. [c. 1985]. Printed poster for a performance of Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde, 560 x 480 mm, a few tape marks verso.  Acquired circa 2008 as part of a collection of posters designed by Micky Allen. 

  • [POSTER]. Liz Bodey & John Kelly. Paintings, drawings, prints (signed copy)
BODEY, Liz and KELLY, John
# 14707

    # 14707

    BODEY, Liz and KELLY, John

    [POSTER]. Liz Bodey & John Kelly. Paintings, drawings, prints (signed copy)

    Melbourne : RMIT Collective Gallery, c. 1984. Screenprinted poster, 770 x 570 mm, light scattered foxing, signed in pencil by both the artists.  John Kelly (born 1965) completed his Bachelor of Arts (Vicsual Arts Painting) from RMIT Gallery in 1985. This rare poster from his student days appears unrecorded, along with the exhibition itself. 

  • [POSTER] Whatever happened to me? Paintings and drawings by Jon Cattapan and Peter Ellis (signed)
CATTAPAN, Jon and ELLIS, Peter
# 14708

    # 14708

    CATTAPAN, Jon and ELLIS, Peter

    [POSTER] Whatever happened to me? Paintings and drawings by Jon Cattapan and Peter Ellis (signed)

    Melbourne : Drummond St. Gallery, [1980]. Screenprint poster, 760 x 560 mm, signed by both artists and editioned as one of 6 copies. Rare. 

  • [POSTER]. An exhibition of working drawings by Edward May
MAY, Edward
# 14709

    # 14709

    MAY, Edward

    [POSTER]. An exhibition of working drawings by Edward May

    Brisbane : Institute of Modern Art, [1976]. Printed poster, 430 x 280 mm, fine condition.

  • [POSTER]. Elle a mis son smoking
MAGRITTE, René (1898-1967)
# 14710

    # 14710

    MAGRITTE, René (1898-1967)

    [POSTER]. Elle a mis son smoking

    Brussels : SABAM, [c. 1980]. Poster, 350 x 280 mm (sheet 390 x 430 mm), offset printed; unmounted; fine condition. A reproduction of Magritte's design for the cover of the original sheet music for Elle a mis son smoking [=She put on her smoking jacket], Editions musicales de l'Art belge, Brussels, 1926; a one-step (foxtrot) composed by …

  • [POSTER]. Hertha Kluge-Pott Intaglio Prints 1978 - 82 (signed)
KLUGE-POTT, Hertha
# 14711

    # 14711

    KLUGE-POTT, Hertha

    [POSTER]. Hertha Kluge-Pott Intaglio Prints 1978 – 82 (signed)

    Melbourne : Stuart Gerstman Galleries, 1982. Printed poster, 600 x 750 mm, edges creased. Inscribed by the artist to Jenny Zimmer and signed. 

  • [POSTER]. Jan Senbergs : selected works
SENBERGS, Jan
# 14712

    # 14712

    SENBERGS, Jan

    [POSTER]. Jan Senbergs : selected works

    An exhibition of paintings, drawings and silkscreen prints. Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, 1984. Screenprint poster, 840 x 595 mm. Scarce.

  • [POSTER]. Ken Whisson. Selected paintings
WHISSON, Ken
# 14713

    # 14713

    WHISSON, Ken

    [POSTER]. Ken Whisson. Selected paintings

    Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, c. 1980. Screenprint poster, 585 x 515 mm. 

  • [POSTER]. James Meldrum Paintings 1960 - 80.
MELDRUM, James
# 14714

    # 14714

    MELDRUM, James

    [POSTER]. James Meldrum Paintings 1960 – 80.

    Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, 1980. Screenprint poster, 755 x 560 mm.

  • [POSTER] Whatever happened to me? Paintings and drawings by Jon Cattapan and Peter Ellis (signed)
CATTAPAN, Jon and ELLIS, Peter
# 14708

    # 14715

    MAY, Edward

    [POSTER]. Edward May

    Perth : Quentin Gallery, c. 1982. Screenprint poster, 695 x 485 mm, pinholes to corners, pale scattered foxing. Rare. 

  • [POSTER]. Grafik aus Australien 9. April - 15 Mai 1983 ... Universität Bayreuth.
[KOSSATZ, Les 1943-2011]
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    # 14716

    [KOSSATZ, Les 1943-2011]

    [POSTER]. Grafik aus Australien 9. April – 15 Mai 1983 … Universität Bayreuth.

    Zwölf Künstler aus Melbourne. Im Iwalewa-Haus, Münzgasse 9. Printed poster, 740 x 590 mm; unmounted; fine condition. Poster for a group exhibition by 12 Melbourne printmakers, including Heather Shimmen and Les Kossatz, featuring a work by Les Kossatz, Primary Bird. The exhibition catalogue was written by Melbourne designer and publisher Jenny Zimmer.  Appears unrecorded in …

  • [POSTER]. Circle path meander. Central Australian paintings from the Carnegie Collection
# 14717

    # 14717

    [POSTER]. Circle path meander. Central Australian paintings from the Carnegie Collection

    Collected in the 1970s by Geoffrey Bardon. Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1988. Printed poster, 590 x 415 mm, essay and catalogue verso. An important poster and catalogue for this landmark exhibition of Australian Aboriginal art. 

  • [POSTER]. Animals & animism in Australian art
# 14720

    # 14720

    [POSTER]. Animals & animism in Australian art

    Melbourne : R.M.I.T. Gallery, 1981. Screenprint poster, 740 x 535 mm. Scarce poster. 

  • [POSTER]. Islamic Art
# 14721

    # 14721

    [POSTER]. Islamic Art

    Melbourne : R.M.I.T Gallery, 1980. Screenprint poster, 760 x 570 mm. Rare poster for an Islamic art exhibition at RM.I.T., featuring an image of the Black Stone of Mecca. 

  • [POSTER]. Selected paintings from Victorian C.A.E. Collections
# 14722

    # 14722

    [POSTER]. Selected paintings from Victorian C.A.E. Collections

    Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, [1981]. Screenprint poster, 770 x 570 mm. 

  • [POSTER]. Bruno Leti. Artist books & portfolios. Place, events, fantasy
LETI, Bruno
# 14723

    # 14723

    LETI, Bruno

    [POSTER]. Bruno Leti. Artist books & portfolios. Place, events, fantasy

    Melbourne : Christine Abrahams Gallery, 1993. Linocut poster by Bruno Leti, 770 x 560 mm, signed and dated lower right. Inscribed by Leti in pencil 'Linocut, made and printed by the artist in various colours from an edition of 40'. 

  • [POSTER]. Kossatz’ sheep
KOSSATZ, Les
# 14724

    # 14724

    KOSSATZ, Les

    [POSTER]. Kossatz’ sheep

    Canberra : Abraxas, [1977]. Screenprint poster, 760 x 560 mm. An exhibition of sculpture, drawings, screenprints and etchings.

  • [POSTER]. Images of the ancient world. Archaeology at the University of Melbourne
# 14727

    # 14727

    [POSTER]. Images of the ancient world. Archaeology at the University of Melbourne

    Exhibition jointly arranged by Department of Classical Studies, University of Melbourne and School of Art and Design, Chisholm Institute of Technology. Melbourne : Chisholm Institute of Technology, 1988. Printed poster, 630 x 450 mm. 

  • [POSTER]. Peter Clarke. Selected works 1957 - 79
CLARKE, Peter
# 14728

    # 14728

    CLARKE, Peter

    [POSTER]. Peter Clarke. Selected works 1957 – 79

    Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, 1979. Silkscreen poster, 570 x 760 mm. 

  • [POSTER]. The second Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art. Brisbane Australia 1996.
[MURAKAMI, Takashi]. Queensland Art Gallery
# 14763

    # 14763

    [MURAKAMI, Takashi]. Queensland Art Gallery

    [POSTER]. The second Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art. Brisbane Australia 1996.

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 1996. Printed poster, 670 x 595, slight creasing to edges, with a large image by Takashi Murakami. 

  • [POSTER]. Africa & Oceania (screenprint and original texta design)
Unknown.
# 14764

    # 14764

    Unknown.

    [POSTER]. Africa & Oceania (screenprint and original texta design)

    Melbourne : RMIT Faculty of Art Gallery, 1978. Screenprint on paper, 600 x 750 mm (image), lightly creased, showing a Massim canoe splashboard from the Trobriand Islands (south-east of the island of New Guinea), accompanied by the original large format black texta mockup design for the poster. The artist is unknown but would have been …

  • [POSTER]. Ancient Egyptian Pottery
# 14706

    # 14706

    [POSTER]. Ancient Egyptian Pottery

    RMIT Faculty of Art Gallery, Melbourne 1982. From the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria & the Australian Institute of Archaeology, 15 – 16 June. Screenprinted poster, 385 x 290 mm. 

  • [POSTER[. Ancient Middle Eastern ceramics
# 14725

    # 14725

    [POSTER[. Ancient Middle Eastern ceramics

    From the collections of the National Gallery of Victoria, the Australian Institute of Archaeology & the University of Melbourne.Melbourne : RMIT Faculty of Art Gallery, 1983. Screenprint poster, 770 x 570 mm. 

  • [NEW ZEALAND] De nagemaakte wilden
PELLERIN & CIE.
# 14771

    # 14771

    PELLERIN & CIE.

    [NEW ZEALAND] De nagemaakte wilden

    [=The Counterfeit Savages]. Paris : Pellerin & Cie., [c.1902]. Series: Épinal no. 45. Lithographed print with hand colouring, folio sheet (400 x 295 mm); a graphic narrative with 16 illustrations; text in Dutch; unmounted; fine.  This Épinal print, originally issued around 1850, tells the story of a sideshow attraction in which two young men con …

  • Grâce à la mode
ARNOUX, Guy (1886-1951)
# 14770

    # 14770

    ARNOUX, Guy (1886-1951)

    Grâce à la mode

    [Paris : the artist, c.1920]. Pochoir wood engraving on watermarked laid paper, 240 x 310 mm (sheet); signed by the artist in the image; no. 12 from a set of 12 pochoir engavings printed in small numbers by French artist and illustrator Guy Arnoux titled Chansons tirées des recueils anciens, par les soins d'un Amateur; avec …

  • Callistemon scabrum (Scarlet Bottlebrush)
'G.C'
# 14767

    # 14767

    'G.C'

    Callistemon scabrum (Scarlet Bottlebrush)

    Aquatint, 165 x 100 mm, original colour, of the Callistemon scabrum (now classified as the Callistemon rugulosos and commonly known as the Scarlet Bottlebrush), an Australian native plant. Published in The Botanical Cabinet, 1827. 

  • Hardy’s Oomoo and other first class Adelaide wines
# 14684

    # 14684

    CHARLES TROEDEL & CO.

    Hardy’s Oomoo and other first class Adelaide wines

    Melbourne and Sydney : Charles Troedel & Co., [c. 1880]. Lithograph printed in colour and gold, 525 x 705 mm, laid on linen, framed. A magnificent example of colonial printing. The central vignette with the Oomoo label features two Aboriginal hunters in an Australian landscape stalking kangaroos and an emu, flanked by a wreath of …

  • [CHINESE IN AUSTRALIA] Sketches at the Diamond Jubilee Charity Carnival
TAIT, R.G.; CHINESE AUSTRALIAN HERALD

# 8662

    # 8662

    TAIT, R.G.; CHINESE AUSTRALIAN HERALD

    [CHINESE IN AUSTRALIA] Sketches at the Diamond Jubilee Charity Carnival

    Supplement to the Chinese Australian Herald [Guang Yi Hua Bao], September 3rd, 1897. [Sydney : Chinese Australian Herald, 1897]. Separately issued broadsheet, sheet 440 x 285 mm, printed on both sides in black ink on white paper, original horizontal fold, recto with illustration signed 'R.G. Tait' at lower right, captioned across lower margin 'Sketches at …

  • Lutherische Kirche Süd-Brisbane Deutsche Turnhalle Wooloongabba St. Andreaskirche Nord-Brisbane
NIET, H.; [REBER, Karl]
# 14188

    # 14188

    NIET, H.; [REBER, Karl]

    Lutherische Kirche Süd-Brisbane Deutsche Turnhalle Wooloongabba St. Andreaskirche Nord-Brisbane

    Brisbane : H. Niet, Box 201, G.P.O., [circa 1910]. Lithographic process postcard, 88 x 138 mm, with photographic illustrations of three Brisbane buildings of significance for the German migrant community: South Brisbane Lutheran Church, the German Club in Wooloongabba, and St. Andrew's Church, North Brisbane; beneath these are colour depictions of the German Imperial War …

  • P.C.B. “HMCS Iris” : Season’s Greetings from Fanning Island
PACIFIC CABLE BOARD
# 14256

    # 14256

    PACIFIC CABLE BOARD

    P.C.B. “HMCS Iris” : Season’s Greetings from Fanning Island

    [Fanning Island?] : Pacific Cable Board, 1904. Chromolithographed greeting card, 130 x 180 mm, on original card mount inscribed recto 'Dear Marion, from E.H.W. Xmas '04'; verso also inscribed by the sender (E.H.W.) 'In left hand corner, Office, quarters, & Supt's house'; in fine condition. The cable ship Iris was built to maintain the 1902 Trans Pacific …

  • Tristan Tzara with monocle
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)
# 13456

    # 13456

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)

    Tristan Tzara with monocle

    Lithograph, 370 x 160 mm, signed in pencil lower right. The play Le coeur à gaz by famed Romanian-born dadaist writer Tristan Tzara (1896 – 1963) was first performed in Paris, as part of the 1921 “Dada Salon” at the Galerie Montaigne. For it's second performance in 1923 at théâtre Michel, the costumes were designed …

  • Esculetin
HIRST, Damien (1965 -)
# 14208

    # 14208

    HIRST, Damien (1965 -)

    Esculetin

    Woodcut. Created 2012. Measures 470 x 560 mm (sheet), signed lower right, editioned out of 55 copies verso, presented floating in a white timber frame. Active in London's contemporary art scene since the 1980s, Damien Hirst shot to national prominence as part of the Young British Artists movement in the early 90s and international prominence …

  • The Nobbies from Newcastle
TERRY, F.C.

# 4339

    # 4339

    TERRY, F.C.

    The Nobbies from Newcastle

    Sydney & Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, [circa 1855]. Sheet of writing paper, 250 x 400 mm, folding into four pages, with steel engraved illustration, small contemporary inscription in ink M.L. Manning at lower right of engraving, unsightly stain to rear page which penetrates through to the third page and also affects second and front …

  • Sydney Harbour from Watson’s Bay
TERRY, F.C.

# 4338

    # 4338

    TERRY, F.C.

    Sydney Harbour from Watson’s Bay

    Sydney & Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, [circa 1855]. Sheet of writing paper, 250 x 400 mm, folding into four pages, with steel engraved illustration, small contemporary inscription in ink M.L. Manning at lower right of engraving, paper with mild toning, faint creasing at upper right front edge, mark at lower left corner of front, …

  • Sydney from the Old Point Piper Road
TERRY, F.C.
# 4335

    # 4335

    TERRY, F.C.

    Sydney from the Old Point Piper Road

    Sydney & Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, [circa 1855]. Sheet of writing paper, 250 x 400 mm, folding into four pages, with steel engraved illustration, small contemporary inscription in ink M.L. Manning at lower right of engraving, paper with mild toning, small nicks to lower corners, folded edge with 15 mm tear. This engraving was …

  • Newcastle from the Nobby
TERRY, F.C.
# 4334

    # 4334

    TERRY, F.C.

    Newcastle from the Nobby

    Sydney & Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, [circa 1855]. Sheet of writing paper, 250 x 400 mm, folding into four pages, with steel engraved illustration, small contemporary inscription in ink M.L. Manning at lower right of engraving, paper with mild toning. This engraving was made after F.C. Terry, who was commissioned to complete a series …