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Original Watercolour

by D.H. Souter

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D.H. Souter (1862 -1935), popular Scottish artist who contributed weekly cartoons to the Bulletin magazine consistently for over forty years. Souter lived near Sydney's famous Bondi Beach. Watercolour on paper, girl with parasol and doll, 35.5 cm x 25.2 cm, signed and dated, 1908. Reverse in manuscript, pencil: 'How's this for a cover - Lone Hand' (with a few… Read more
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Original manuscript translation of 'The Little Mermaid'

by [ANDERSEN, Hans Christian]

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Published
1856
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Boston, 1856. Hans Christian Andersen is the most translated author of all time so the discovery of this early American translation is exciting. Translated from the German by Miss H.C. Sterling. The fourteen illustrated leaves in ˜The Little Mermaid' are by a skilled unrecorded artist, stated as 'A. Maynard' on the title page. The fine steel-point drawings are… Read more
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Playing in the Snow

by MALTBY, Peg

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no date
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no date. Vibrant watercolour by British Australian illustrator, Peg Maltby (1899 - 1984). Peg Maltby, née Agnes Newberry Orchard, worked in England as an illustrator of chocolate-box lids before emigrating to Melbourne where she became a member of the Victorian Artists' Society holding successful exhibitions of her watercolours in the 1930s and 1940s. Maltby rose to fame with the… Read more
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Bookplate for 'TP' (Thea Proctor)

by FEINT, Adrian

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Published
1926
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1926. Rare signed bookplate by hailed master of the medium, Adrian Feint, featuring a portrait of the celebrated Australian artist, Thea Proctor, engraved with her initials. Hand-coloured wood engraving of a lady with a parasol, bookplate, 63 mm x 60 mm, signed in pencil lower right.
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