C1901

INVITATION-Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth by his Royal Highness The Duke of Cornwall and York. The Government of Victoria requests the the presence of Mr. R.R. and Mrs. Brown.

Author:

Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) & John Campbell Longstaff (1879 - 1969)

Three Federation items in a red modern cloth portfolio, with the book plate of Kaz Posney etched by Wim Zwiers (1920- ), comprising; 1. Separate printed leaf with instructions to endorse “Ceremonial” on reply envelope. 2. Official Programme of Functions and … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

INVITATION-Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth by his Royal Highness The Duke of Cornwall and York. The Government of Victoria requests the the presence of Mr. R.R. and Mrs. Brown.

Date:

C1901

Author:

Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) & John Campbell Longstaff (1879 - 1969)

Condition:

All in good condition except the invitation which has a repaired tears at the top and bottom.

Technique:

Original colour lithograph.

Image Size: 

305mm 
x 377mm
AUTHENTICITY
INVITATION-Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth by his Royal Highness The Duke of Cornwall and York. The Government of Victoria requests the the presence of  Mr. R.R. and Mrs. Brown. - Antique Book from 1901

Genuine antique
dated:

1901

Description:

Three Federation items in a red modern cloth portfolio, with the book plate of Kaz Posney etched by Wim Zwiers (1920- ), comprising;

1. Separate printed leaf with instructions to endorse “Ceremonial” on reply envelope.

2. Official Programme of Functions and Displays to Celebrate the Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, by His Highness the Duke of Cornwall and York, at Melbourne 6th May to 17th May, 1901. Cover design by Norman Lindsay.

3. Invitation- Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth by his Royal Highness The Duke of Cornwall and York. The Government of Victoria requests the the presence of  Mr. R.R. and Mrs. Brown.

Quarto, cover design by Norman Lindsay, black-and-white illustrations, pp. 48, original wrappers, together with gilt and colour printed souvenir invitation designed by John Longstaff and Norman Lindsay, with attached Memorandum, loosely inserted in modern cloth portfolio. Melbourne, 1901. Includes the rare separate printed leaf with instructions to endorse “Ceremonial” on reply envelope.

The Invitation is addressed to The Honorable James and Miss Campbell.

 

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