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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1937


This is a war saving street. 1970 Description: Printed folder with folded insert reproducing 60 photographs.
Page: parts 1-2
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, artist's books, ink; paper offset lithograph, printed in black ink Support: off white paper inside thick cream cardboard folder
Edition State: published state

Primary Insc: Titled printed, on folder cover, in black ink, 'THIS IS/A/WAR/SAVINGS/STREET'. Titled and signed, printed, on folded sheet, in black ink, 'WAR/SAVINGS STREETS/ ROBERT ROONEY'. Inscribed printed, lower centre in black ink, 'PINACOTHECA/ 1970'.
Dimensions: sheet (folded) 25.1 h x 16.8 w cm folder 26.5 h x 19.0 w cm sheet unfolded 50.3 h x 80.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of an unknown donor c.1976
Accession No: NGA 00.243.1-2
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book War: second world war, 1939-1945
Image rights: © Robert Rooney
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from an undetermined donor, at an undetermined date.