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Masks and faces album from the "Weekly Times" 1873-1875 Description: Folio with 36 tinted lithographed caricature portraits, with 2 leaves of letterpress describing the first 12 subjects, the remaining 24 with descriptions cut from the Weekly Times and mounted on the versos

Collection Title: Masks and faces, an albumn of 36 lithographed caricatures, Melbourne: Weekly Times, 1873-1875
Page: collection record
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper letterpress; lithograph Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: book closed 36.8 h x 25.0 w x 1.9 d cm book open 36.8 h x 51.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.1471.1-36
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book Australia, Art period: Colonial, Caricature Australia, Printed ephemera: Newspaper supplement
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Booksellers, Melbourne, 2011