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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia 1989


  • Europe, Africa 1936-40
  • Bali 1967-80


commenced 1980

publisher (organisation)

Songs of the vagabond scholars 1982 Description: bound illustrated book | 30 leaves, 14 original lithographs by Donald Friend | leather bound with slipcase

Collection Title: Stow, Randolfph. Songs of the vagabond scholars. Sydney : Beagle Press, 1982.
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper lithographs, printed in black ink, each from one stone Support: Arches Velin Blanc paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/100
Edition: edition of 100

Primary Insc: Signed centre third last page in red ink pen, 'Donalf Friend'.
Dimensions: leaf 45.7 h x 32.5 w cm book (closed) 46.8 h x 34.2 w cm book (open) 46.8 h x 69.0 w cm slipcase 47.6 h x 33.6 w x 3.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Dr Anne Gray, 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.231.A-S
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
  • Collection of Anna Gray.
  • Gifted to the National Gallery of Australia, by Anna Gray, Canberra, 2009.