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Printed images in colonial Australia 1801-1901 /

by Butler, Roger [author]; National Gallery of Australia [host institution].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: xvii, 294 pages : color illustrations, plates ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780642541802 (hbk.).Other title: Title of exhibition: Story of Australian printmaking 1801-2005.Subject(s): Baggara, died 1813 | National Gallery of Australia -- Catalogs | National Gallery of Australia | Printmakers -- Australia -- History | Prints, Australian -- 19th century | Art - Print and printmaking | Art - Artists - Non-Indigenous | Art - Collections | Race relations - Representation - Art | Race relations - Representation - Media | Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies | Settlement and contacts | Prints, Australian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions | Prints -- Australia -- Canberra (A.C.T.) -- Exhibitions | Printmakers -- Australia -- History -- Exhibitions | Prints -- Australia -- Technique -- History | Prints, Australian -- 19th century -- Exhibitions | Prints (Australia) | Exhibition catalogues
Contents:
Printmaking in New South Wales before 1822: A wide perspective; Lewin: In the service of science; Forgeries and promissory notes; The first views: Absalom West's publications; Forgeries and banknotes; The Wallis publication Artisans and artists: The dominance of copperplate engraving; Images printed with text; The chapbook style in Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) and New South Wales; Lithographs: the first Twenty-five years (1825-50) Printed images for all: Lithography - Gold rush consolidation; Printing in colour; Viewbooks; Lithography and science; Gift books by women artists; Chromo-lithographs; Sporting prints; The illustrated press; The rise and demise of wood-engraving; Pictorial supplements and the plight of the wood-engravers; The fine art of wood-engraving; Picturesque Atlas of Australasia; Printmaking and the application of photography.
Summary: Exhibition held 30 March to 3 June 2007 at the Natiional Gallery of Australia titled The Story of Australian Printmaking 1801- 2005. The exhibition featured works from 1801 to the present and will include illustrated books, posters, artists' prints and billboard sized political posters. List(s) this item appears in: Art History & Theory 2.1
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Includes bibliography (pages 280 - 284.) and index.

Printmaking in New South Wales before 1822: A wide perspective; Lewin: In the service of science; Forgeries and promissory notes; The first views: Absalom West's publications; Forgeries and banknotes; The Wallis publication (pages 1-60) -- Artisans and artists: The dominance of copperplate engraving; Images printed with text; The chapbook style in Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) and New South Wales; Lithographs: the first Twenty-five years (1825-50) (pages 61-144) -- Printed images for all: Lithography - Gold rush consolidation; Printing in colour; Viewbooks; Lithography and science; Gift books by women artists; Chromo-lithographs; Sporting prints; The illustrated press; The rise and demise of wood-engraving; Pictorial supplements and the plight of the wood-engravers; The fine art of wood-engraving; Picturesque Atlas of Australasia; Printmaking and the application of photography. (pages 145-271)

Exhibition held 30 March to 3 June 2007 at the Natiional Gallery of Australia titled The Story of Australian Printmaking 1801- 2005. The exhibition featured works from 1801 to the present and will include illustrated books, posters, artists' prints and billboard sized political posters.

Geographic coverage: Australia.

National Gallery of Australia 2007.

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