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126 Lionel Lindsay Australian 1874-1961
[Henry Lawson Profile], 1919. Drypoint, signed in plate lower left, signed and annotated "No. 53" in pencil in lower margin, 24.3 x 17.4cm. Minor foxing and rubbing. Framed.
Ref: Mendelssohn #204. Held in NGA. This image was issued as an Australian postage stamp on 17 June 1949, as reported in the SMH that day.

127 Proposed Workmen's Flats...
...Harris Street, Ultimo [Sydney] c1920s. Colour pencil drawing, titled with architect's line "James W. Elkins, 28 Bond St, Sydney" in pencil below image, 20.2 x 30.7cm. Minor foxing.

128 [Cunliffe & Co., Stroud, NSW] c1920s
Vintage silver gelatin photograph, 10.8 x 15.5cm. Foxing, laid down on original presentation backing.
Cunliffe & Co. was listed as a general store in Stroud, NSW in a 1920s directory. Ref: City of Sydney archives.

129 Nan Fullarton Australian 1913-2000
[Floating Nymph With Cherubs], c1920s. Watercolour with gouache, signed lower right, 20.7 x 11.7cm. Slight soiling to margins, laid down on original backing.
Born in Temora, NSW, Nancy Edith Fullarton worked in London and Sydney as an artist, writer and illustrator of children's books, cartoonist and ballet costume designer. Ref: DAAO.

130 Milton C. Kent Australian 1888-1965
Mosman Crew [Sculling], c1920s. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, photographer's blind stamp to image lower right, titled with publishing annotation in ink verso, 14.9 x 20.5cm. Slight soiling, crop marks and cracks to edges of image.
Stamp reads "Photo by Milton Kent, Sydney." The 1920s was generally a successful decade for the Mosman Rowing Club; the 1920/1921 season was the only one in which Mosman failed to win the premiership, coming in second. Photographer and pilot Milton Kent, a champion rower for Haberfield, won the NSW Sculling Championship in 1925. Ref: Guerin-Foster, History of Australian Rowing.

131 Ida Rentoul Outhwaite Australian 1888-1960
Collection Of 8 Sets Of Postcards Based On Illustrations From Fairy Books, 1920s-1940s. Colour process lithographs, all captioned and some signed in image, publisher "A. & C. Black Ltd", series name, and book source verso, 8.5 x 13.6cm (approx. each). Most postcards in good condition, some postally used.

Each set consists of six different images, 48 in total. This is a rare find of a complete series of Outhwaite's colour post cards, which were compiled over 25 years.
The collection $5,500

132 Thorpe McConville's Famous Buckjumping Show, "Wild Australia" 1922
Letterpress pamphlet, 22.1 x 14cm. Slight creases, soiling and minor missing portion to upper left.
Text includes "Coming by special train. Dimboola, Thursday, October 26, 1922. Banfield Printer, Ararat [Victoria]." Thorpe McConville's "Wild Australia" rodeo-circus first came into prominence in 1911 when he gave a command performance for King George V at the Crystal Palace grounds, London, shortly after the coronation ceremony. From London he went to America and joined the 101 Ranch Wild West Show. After a tour of the United States, McConville returned to Australia, and went into business under the name of "Wild Australia." Ref: Portland Guardian (Vic), 19 February 1948.

133 Henry Lawson Family Homes
(1) John Barclay Godson
Brit./Aust. 1882-1957
Henry Lawson's House, Abbotsford, 1922. Pencil drawing, titled, signed and dated "16/9/22" in pencil lower left to right, 13.6 x 19.7cm. Foxing. Framed.

(2) Phillip Street, Sydney [Showing House Of Henry Lawson's Mother On Left] c1880s
Albumen paper photograph, titled, dated "late 1880s" and annotated in ink on accompanying label from original frame, 14.4 x 20.1cm. Framed.
Annotations detail the businesses and occupiers of the depicted buildings, including Phillip St Nurses' Home; Pharmacy Board; Medical Board of NSW; Coroner's Office (Coroner Mr Pinkey); both the Old and New Stamp Duties Offices; St Stephen's Church; Starkey's Soft Drinks Factory.
The pair $1,250

134 Lionel Lindsay Australian 1874-1961
Henry Lawson, 1922. Wood engraving, titled and signed in block upper centre and lower left, signed and annotated "No. 24" in pencil in lower margin, 24 x 15.5cm. Minor foxing. Framed.
Title includes Lawson's birth and death dates. Ref: Mendelssohn #137. Held in NGA.

135 Walter J. Anderson, Secretary Of The Victorian Artists' Society 1923
Pen and ink, initialled lower right [Arthur T. Gillam], captioned with publishing annotations in ink and pencil above and below image, signed and dated "19.6.23" in ink with address, and stamped "Published Sept. 6, '23" verso, 15.5 x 7.3cm. Soiling overall, pinholes and creases to margins.
Artist's address reads "29 Highett, West Richmond, Victoria."

136 Tom Glover Australian 1891-1938
Urquhart, Administrator Of The Northern Territory, 1924. Pencil and crayon, signed lower right, various captions in ink and pencil above and below image, stamped "published Apr. 3, '24" verso, 31.4 x 14.9cm. Soiling overall, slight tear to upper margin.
Captions include "[Urquhart] now on an official visit south." Frederick Charles Urquhart (1858-1935) was in office between 1921 and 1926. Ref: ADB.

137 Tom Glover Australian 1891-1938
T.B. Molomby, Victoria's Newest Commissioner Of Railways, 1924. Pen and ink, signed and captioned lower left and right with various publishing annotations in ink and pencil, stamped "published Oct. 30, 1924" verso, 28.4 x 11.6cm. Time staining, pinholes and creases to margins.

138 Tom Glover Australian 1891-1938
G.S. McLean, 1925. Pen and ink, signed lower left, various captions in ink and pencil above and below image, stamped "Published Jan. 8, '25" verso, 25.9 x 10cm. Soiling overall, pinholes to margins.
Cancelled captions include "Sometime Secretary of Victorian State Premier's Department, who has been given the job of waking up 'Nationalism' in Victoria."

139 After J.A. Turner Australian 1850-1908
J.H. Scheltema Dutch 1861-1938
Calendar With Australian Bush Scenes, 1925. Colour process lithograph with letterpress, with three vignettes each with artist's name and two dated "1904" lower left in image, all titled below image, 93 x 58.5cm. Repaired tears, missing portions, old folds and tape marks. Linen-backed.
Titles read "A try for supper; Pride of the morn; A bush post office." Rare, unused proof calendar.

140 Will Dyson Australian 1880-1938
Henry Lawson, 1928. Drypoint, titled, dated and signed in pencil in lower margin, 32.9 x 25.1cm. Slight stains. Framed.

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