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Cooke, Glenn R.
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VON GUÉRARD, Eugène; A view from Mt Franklin towards Mount Kooroocheang...

Through a generous donation, Brisbane gallery director Philip Bacon made possible the acquisition of Eugene Von Guérard's A view from Daylesford towards the Pyrenees c.1864, (from the Sotheby's…

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HUNT & ROSKELL; Presentation vase

The magnificent Presentation vase 1864, made by the firm of Hunt and Roskell (1843–97) is the most important example of Victorian silver in the Queensland Art Gallery Collection. It has significant…

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FLAVELLE, ROBERTS & SANKEY; Bracelet

This charming gold bracelet is the most significant piece of Queensland jewellery to come to the Gallery’s notice in recent years. The delicacy and refinement of the bracelet suggests that it may have…

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RIVERS, R. Godfrey; Under the jacaranda

As part of the classifying fervour that dominated botanical science in Europe, and to exploit the new ranges of plant material that were being discovered in the far corners of the world, in 1855 the…

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FRIEND, Donald; Adam and Eve

In his search for tropical and exotic environments the prominent Australian artist, Donald Friend (1915–89), made numerous visits to north Queensland and also spent time in Nigeria, Sri Lanka (then…

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