Harry J. WESTONFrank BURDETT, The short cut to the colourful East, Qantas Empire Airways Enlarge 1 /1


Australia 1874 – 1938


Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia 1897 – Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia 1971

printer, lithographic

The short cut to the colourful East, Qantas Empire Airways c.1938 Place made: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, posters, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from multiple stones [or plates] Support: cream wove lithographic paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 97.5 h x 62.2 w cm sheet 101.6 h x 76.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Eleanor Burdett 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1680
Subject: Collection: The Frank Burdett archive of his Australian commercial lithography, acquired 1987.
  • With the lithographic artist until his death in 1971.
  • By descent to Eleanor Burdett, the artist's widow.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Eleanor Burdett, Canberra, October 1987.