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90/487-5/1 Magazine cover, 'Currency', vol 5, no 11, paper, designed by Alistair Morrison for Reserve Bank of Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, November 1964. Click to enlarge.

Currency magazine cover designed by Alistair Morrison

Designed
Cover of the monthly staff magazine of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Set on a gold background, the title of the magazine ?CURRENCY? appears in a small white sans serif font aligned to the top centre of the cover. The focal point of the design features a 'dart board' composed of white concentric circles with pound symbol in the centre 'bull's-eye' position, and several black dots scattered over the board to signify ?darts? ? a couple of these are positioned on the bulls eye and one positioned …

Summary

Object No.

90/487-5/1

Object Statement

Magazine cover, 'Currency', vol 5, no 11, paper, designed by Alistair Morrison for Reserve Bank of Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, November 1964

Physical Description

Cover of the monthly staff magazine of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Set on a gold background, the title of the magazine ?CURRENCY? appears in a small white sans serif font aligned to the top centre of the cover. The focal point of the design features a 'dart board' composed of white concentric circles with pound symbol in the centre 'bull's-eye' position, and several black dots scattered over the board to signify ?darts? ? a couple of these are positioned on the bulls eye and one positioned over the magazine title.
Printed inside the cover, the RBA logo with letters 'RBA' in white on a gold square background.

Marks

Printed inside the RBA logo with letters 'RBA'

Dimensions

Height

270 mm

Width

205 mm

Production

Notes

The following descriptive text, referencing the design of the cover, appeared inside this RBA magazine, "This month's cover designed by Alistair Morrison of Sydney and represents the thought that although money may not always bring happiness it is nice to hit the financial bull's-eye sometimes. We think Alistair is right."
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/107207>

Wikipedia

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