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Barbara HANRAHAN

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1939 – 1991

  • England 1963-64 and 1965-73

Alec BOLTON

Australia 1926 – 1996

printer

BRINDABELLA PRESS

commenced 1972 – 1996

publisher (organisation)

Iris in her garden. 1991 Description: octavo, 64 pages with 23 relief etchings by the author printed letterpress, 20 direct from the artist's plates and 3 from line blocks.
Place made: Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, relief-etchings, line blocks, printed in black and green inks, each from one block, letterpress text Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove Mohawk Superfine paper; medium-weight smooth green wove paper; medium-weight smooth brown wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 159/250
Edition: edition of 250

Edition Notes: 250 copies was designed and printed by A.T. Bolton at the Officina Brindabella, 61 Stonehaven Crescent, Deakin, ACT, Australia. This is the eighteenth book of the press. The type is Caledonia, composed by Bankstown Typesetting, with hand-set Bodoni for display. The paper is Mohawk Superfine. The etchings were printed letterpress. Hand-binding by Robin Tait at the Tait Bindery, Queanbeyan, copies 1-30 beingcasebound and copies 31 to 250 in wrappers. This is copy number 159.
Primary Insc: signed colophon centre in black ink, 'Barbara Hanrahan'. not dated. not titled. inscribed with edition information colophon centre in black ink, '159'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 24.1 h x 15.1 w x 1.1 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Meredith Hinchliffe 2016. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2016.192
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Meredith Hinchliffe, Canberra, 2016.