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: prints, 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
  • 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