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  • # 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 …

  • # 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. …

  • # 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 …

  • “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 …

  • # 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 …

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

    # 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]
# 14716

    # 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]. 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Parramatta River from Fort Phillip
TERRY, F.C.
# 4333

    # 4333

    TERRY, F.C.

    Parramatta River from Fort Phillip

    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 and some faint creasing at lower right. This engraving was made after F.C. Terry, …