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Document - Exhibition of War Sketches by Lieutenant Daryl Lindsay (H34)

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Dark brown cover with cream insert of a sketch of a solider. Coffee coloured pages x 6 with navy text held in place by a bronze colour thread.
Size
335 x 210 mm, 6 pages
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Object Registration
01508
Keywords
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Historical information
A programme of an art exhibition of 77 pieces of artwork by Lieutenant Daryl Lindsay in 1919. The Introduction was written by the war correspondent CEW Bean.
Mr Lindsay's connection with Legacy is not known but he donated an original of the cover print and a watercolour 'The road to Passchendale' to Legacy in October 1984. At one stage they were in the Comradeship Room.
The notation H34 in red pen shows that it was part of the archive project that was trying to capture the history of Legacy.
When Made
1919
Significance
A soldier put together artwork about World War One and exhibited it in Melbourne in 1919. Later two of his artworks were donated to Legacy.
Inscriptions & Markings
Handwritten H34 in red pen. Handwritten inside front cover a note added in 1984 about the donation of a original artwork to Legacy.
Last updated
21 Sep 2019 at 4:01PM