NOW PRESENTED AS A VIRTUAL LECTURE (LIVE) | PRINTMAKING IN EARLY AUSTRALIA with Alisa Bunbury

Wednesday 13 Oct 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This lecture is now presented via ZOOM. Please ensure you have downloaded and signed up to Zoom before the lecture begins https://zoom.us/

Join Alisa Bunbury as she explores the history of printmaking in this country through examples selected from the University of Melbourne’s Russell and Mab Grimwade Collection. Discussion will include early etchings by settler Australia’s first printmaker John Lewin and convict artists, and lithographic illustrations of life and landscapes in the colonies by John Skinner Prout, S.T. Gill, Eugene von Guérard, Nicholas Chevalier and others.

ALISA BUNBURY is the Grimwade Collection Curator in the University of Melbourne’s Museums and Collections Department. She has curated exhibitions and written widely on printmaking and colonial Australia, mostly recently editing and writing for Pride of Place: Exploring the Grimwade Collection (The Miegunyah Press, 2020).

The lecture will begin promptly at 10:10 am. Please ensure you are online before the start to allow admittance to the lecture. Lectures are not recorded and can only be viewed at the time listed on your ticket. Ticket sales will close two hours before the lecture, unless sold out prior.

**Link to Zoom meeting will be emailed prior to the lecture. Please see note on your ticket. If you have any concerns please email visitorservices@johnstoncollection.org or phone 0427 273 845

Image supplied: detail of S.T. Gill, title page in his The Australian Sketchbook, 1865, colour lithograph, The Russell and Mab Grimwade Collection, Special Collections, University of Melbourne

 

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