Monthly Archives: January 2007

Lichgate, Tsohshaan Mansions, Toorak, Designed by A.W. Purnell

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Conan Doyle’s Moustache For Sale

Dominic Winter Book Auctions, Lot 271: Doyle (Sir Arthur Conan, 1859-1930). Trimmings from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s moustache preserved by his second wife Lady Jean Conan Doyle, c. 1930, the small cluster of hairs centrally window-mounted beneath a facsimile of … Continue reading

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Snails In The Letterbox (Collage, linocut and rubber stamps)

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Letterboxes for Tomorrowland, Fantasyland and Adventureland (Etching and screen-printing)

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Two Melbourne Shop-Houses Designed By A.W. Purnell

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Mickey #2

Who’s the leader of the club That’s made for you and me M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E Hey! there, Hi! there, Ho! there You’re as welcome as can be M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E Mickey Mouse! Mickey Mouse! Forever let us hold our banner High! High! … Continue reading

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Mickey #1 (Etching & Etching Plate) & Minnie

 Karal Ann Marling as Minne Mouse.

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A.W. Purnell

French ‘candle-snuffer’ style tower, Imperial Customs House, Shamian, Guangzhou, China, designed in 1904 by Geelong/Melbourne architect Arthur W. Purnell (shown, right, playing golf circa 1938).

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Luna Park (Collage, linocut and rubber stamps)

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Mrs Hudson (Linocuts)

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