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90/487-1/1 Magazine cover, 'Currency', vol 7, no 11, paper, designed by Alistair Morrison for Reserve Bank of Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, November 1966. Click to enlarge.

Currency magazine cover designed by Alistair Morrison

Designed
Cover of the monthly staff magazine of the Reserve Bank of Australia, with wrap around cover design. Design inspired by the circulation of currency before Christmas - the Christmas baubles, with letters, words, numbers, dots and arrows forming decorative graphic elements on the baubles, on a tan coloured background. Printed inside the cover is the RBA logo with letters 'RBA' in white on a yellow square background.

Summary

Object No.

90/487-1/1

Object Statement

Magazine cover, 'Currency', vol 7, no 11, paper, designed by Alistair Morrison for Reserve Bank of Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, November 1966

Physical Description

Cover of the monthly staff magazine of the Reserve Bank of Australia, with wrap around cover design. Design inspired by the circulation of currency before Christmas - the Christmas baubles, with letters, words, numbers, dots and arrows forming decorative graphic elements on the baubles, on a tan coloured background. Printed inside the cover is the RBA logo with letters 'RBA' in white on a yellow square background.

Dimensions

Height

270 mm

Width

205 mm

Production

Notes

The following descriptive text, referencing the design of the cover, appeared inside this RBA magazine, "The circulation of currency before Christmas prompted this month's cover design by leading Sydney artist/ designer Alistair Morrison - alias Professor Afferbeck Lauder.", alongside other illustration, production and design acknowledgements to Matson Lines, B.H.A.S., Ure Smith Pty Ltd, The Age and Peter Pauper Press.
Reference: RBA Museum & Archives Information Department

Cite this Object

Harvard

Currency magazine cover designed by Alistair Morrison 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 January 2022, <https://ma.as/107195>

Wikipedia

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