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Ron MCBURNIE

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia born 1957

Tate ADAMS

Hollywood, County Wicklow, Ireland born 1922

designer

  • Australia from 1952
  • England 1956-58

Bronwyn SMITH

editor

FREIDMANN POHLMANN

(organisation)

LYREBIRD PRESS

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1977

publisher (organisation)

The boy who tried to kiss himself 1994 Description: a bound book containing 18 etchings
Place made: James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, artist's books, ink; paper etchings, printed in black ink, each from one place Support: thick white Arches velin curve BFK rives paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 25/25
Edition: edition of 25 plus 10 hors commerce copies

Primary Insc: signed on last page lower centre of image in black pencil, 'R McBurnie'. inscribed with impression details on last page lower centre of image above signature in black pencil, '25/25'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 29.0 h x 22.0 w x 1.0 d cm book (open) 29.0 h x 44.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.446
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Ron McBurnie, Townsville, QLD, October 2004.