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90/487-7 Magazine covers (2), 'Currency', Number 2, Volume 1, April 1960, paper, designed by Alistair Morrison, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1960. Click to enlarge.

'Currency' magazine covers designed by Alistair Morrison

Commissioned
Magazine covers (2), 'Currency', Number 2, Volume 1, April 1960, paper, monthly staff magazine of the Reserve Bank of Australia, with wrap around cover design by Alistair Morrison printed in blue and green on black and features a dense matt of numbers. The inside cover is printed in red with numerals and the Reserve Bank of Australia logo and letters 'RBA'.

Summary

Object No.

90/487-7

Object Statement

Magazine covers (2), 'Currency', Number 2, Volume 1, April 1960, paper, designed by Alistair Morrison, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1960

Physical Description

Magazine covers (2), 'Currency', Number 2, Volume 1, April 1960, paper, monthly staff magazine of the Reserve Bank of Australia, with wrap around cover design by Alistair Morrison printed in blue and green on black and features a dense matt of numbers. The inside cover is printed in red with numerals and the Reserve Bank of Australia logo and letters 'RBA'.

Marks

Printed inside the RBA logo with letters 'RBA'

Dimensions

Height

270 mm

Width

205 mm

Production

Notes

The following descriptive text, referencing the designer of the cover, appeared inside this RBA magazine, "This month's cover is by Alistair Morrison, one of the Australia's top designers who specialises in all brances of graphic art and typography. He was born in Melbourne, studied and worked in London and Europe for four years, and now lives in Sydney. In his spare time from designing, including work for overseas, he is an abstract painter."
Reference: RBA Museum & Archives Information Department

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Currency' magazine covers designed by Alistair Morrison 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 May 2022, <https://ma.as/107212>

Wikipedia

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