Norman LINDSAY, Programme of celebrations ... for the opening of the first Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia Enlarge 1 /1

Norman LINDSAY

Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1879 – Springwood, New South Wales, Australia 1969

  • England, Europe 1909-11

Programme of celebrations ... for the opening of the first Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia 1901 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper lithograph, printed in brown ink Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: book (closed) 26.8 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.117
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • KCollection of Keith Kingrove (1910-1995), who formed a major collection of material relating to Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) and the art of Bookplates.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Keith Wingrove, Highgate, South Australia, February 1981.

Britannia appears on the cover of Programme of Celebrations for the Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia. From on high she looks over a map of Australia.


Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra