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New Zealand 1913 – Australia 1996


  • Australia 1936-41
  • Overseas army service 1941-46
  • Scotland 1947-49
  • New Zealand 1949-51
  • Australia from 1951


Wellington, New Zealand 1914 – Lismore, New South Wales, Australia 2001


  • Australia from 1940s Norfolk Island from 1949


commenced 1947

publisher (organisation)

Norfolk Island: a brief background 1951 Description: cream cloth-bound book of 45 pages of poems by Merval Connelly, with illustrations by Gordon McAuslan, thin paper dust-jacket | with two loose sheets

Collection Title: Connelly, Merval. Norfolk Island: a brief background. Christchurch, NZ: Pegasus Press, 1952
Place made: Christchurch, South Island, Canterbury, New Zealand
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper offset-lithographs, printed in mauve ink, each from one plate Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Not inscribed.
Dimensions: book (closed) 22.2 h x 14.2 w x 0.8 d cm book (open) 22.2 h x 28.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the McAuslan family, 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1300
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the McAuslan family, Sydney, 2010.