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  • # 21255

    Columbia Pictures [U.S.A.]

    [CINEMA; AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES] The Blonde Captive

    [Los Angeles, California] : Columbia Pictures, [1932]. Monochrome daybill for the film The Blonde Captive (1932), 280 x 350 mm, printed in sepia ink on light card; light foxing to lower edge, pin holes in each corner, otherwise in excellent condition. Exhibited: Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. ‘Taboo’, curated by Brook Andrew, December 2012 – …

  • # 20444

    PICCININI, Patricia (1965 - )

    Untitled

    [Melbourne : Australian Print Workshop, 2018). Etching, 145 x 195 mm (image), 255 x 290 mm (paper), edition 17/20, signed lower right. An exquisitely detailed abstract organic work by noted contemporary visual artist Patricia Piccinini. Exhibited : Impressions 2018, Australian Print Workshop (the edition sold out on opening night).

  • # 20951

    KING, Christopher George (1865-1928)

    National Game Company lithographed printer’s proof for board games.

    [Melbourne : National Game Company, 1911]. Lithograph, printed in colour and gold ink, measures 750 x 1010 mm (sheet), folded to 190 x 260 mm; addressed on reverse to C. G. King Esq. of Hawthorn (Melbourne), with stamp postmarked 8MR11 [8 March 1911], pencil annotations ‘April 1911 5225′ and ’72 Ludo 2; 36 Courtship 1; …

  • # 21182

    GILLRAY, James (1756-1815)

    [BANKS] The Great South Sea Caterpillar, transform’d into a Bath Butterfly

    London : H. Humphrey, July 4th 1795 (the Bohn restrike of 1851, under authority from Gillray’s widow). Etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured (350 x 250 mm); numbered 410 upper right. Fine. One of Sir Joseph Banks’ greatest admirers, George III, had wielded his influence to secure for Banks the position …

  • # 20924

    MOSER, Barry (1940 - )

    Gold rush. Twenty-five wood engravings by Barry Moser on a theme of the discovery and mining of gold in America, Africa and Australia.

    With a note on those prints by the artist. Los Angeles : Arundel Press, 1985. Folio, gilt lettered black cloth clamshell box, 7 leaves text; 25 original wood engravings each hand-signed by the artist. Printed for the Arundel Press by Harold McGrath at the Hampshire Typothetae in West Hatfield, Massachusetts on Rives BFK. Limited to …

  • # 20795

    GILL, Samuel Thomas (1818 - 1880); TINGLE, J.

    Ballaarat, looking N. W. from Mount Bunningyong, 1857

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 100 x 160 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing and faint tide mark to margin not affecting the image. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). …

  • # 20799

    GILL, Samuel Thomas (1818 - 1880); TINGLE, J.

    Kyneton, looking towards the bridge, 1857

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 100 x 160 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). After the success of Frederick Terry’s ‘Landscape Scenery’ in 1855 …

  • # 20797

    GILL, Samuel Thomas (1818 - 1880); TINGLE, J.

    Ballaarat Post Office & Township, from Government enclosure, 1857

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 100 x 160 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing and faint tide mark to margin not affecting the image. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). …

  • # 20798

    GILL, Samuel Thomas (1818 - 1880); TINGLE, J.

    Lydiart St. from Bath’s Hotel, Ballaarat, 1857

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 100 x 160 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). After the success of Frederick Terry’s ‘Landscape Scenery’ in 1855 …

  • # 20796

    GILL, Samuel Thomas (1818 - 1880); TINGLE, J.

    Ballaarat Flat from the Black Hill, 1857

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 100 x 160 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing and faint tide mark to margin not affecting the image. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). …

  • # 21178

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874-1961)

    Bookplate for R. H. Croll

    Etching, 90 x 54 mm (plate); signed in the image; created 1942 (posthumous impression).

  • # 14746

    [FREDRICKS, Charles D.]

    [CIRCUS HISTORY] Wild Australian Children

    Buffalo ; New York : Warren Johnson & Co., [circa 1864]. Promotional card with colour lithograph design, after a photograph by Charles D. Fredricks, carte de visite format (105 x 62 mm), printed caption and publisher’s imprint in lower margin, verso blank; closely trimmed at left and right edges, and with a small amount of …

  • # 20674

    LEBRETON, Louis (1818-1866)

    [WHALING; DUMONT D’URVILLE] Pêche à la baleine dans les mers du sud.

    [= Whaling in the South Seas]. Paris : F. Sinnett, Editeur, rue d’Argenteuil, 17 / Imp. Becquet, rue des Noyers, 37, [c.1845]. Lithograph with hand colouring, 340 x 500 mm (sheet 430 x 560 mm), signed ‘Lebreton’ in stone next to anchor, lower right; printed title in lower margin, with ‘No. 12’ and ‘Lebreton dessinateur aux …

  • # 20705

    SHARP, Martin, 1942-2013 (artist); [RAWLINS, Adrian, 1939-2001]

    Mr. Fogg’s Music Hall Proudly Presents Adrian, the Cabaret.

    Bellevue Hill / Paddington, NSW : Roger Foley, 2002. Poster, sheet 295 x 210 mm, printed on heavy stock, announcing a variety evening in memory of bohemian poet, performer and promoter Adrian Rawlins at the Church Hall, Paddington Markets; performers include Jeannie Lewis and Steve Blau, Edwina Blush, Austen Tayshus, Ellis D. Fogg, Kavisha Mazzella, …

  • # 20580

    CRUIKSHANK, George

    Probable effects of over female emigration, or, Importing the fair sex from the Savage Islands in consequence of exporting all our own to Australia !!!!!

    Etching, 165 x 310 mm, folds as issued. Originally published in The Comic Almanack and Diary 1851 (London: David Bogue, 1851). A racially charged image of the consequences facing English men due to women emigrating to Australia – their romantic prospects lying with indigenous women from the colonies, drawn with grotesquely exaggerated features.  

  • # 20581

    HAZELWOOD, Art

    Postcards From Asia

    [San Francisco : the artist, circa 2000]. Quarto, concertina style bound artist’s book, papered boards, containing 14 original woodcuts, each signed and numbered by the artist in an edition of 25. Created in a small edition with prints made for Hazelwood’s  Walking up and down in Asia series (2000), with different prints included in each …