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93/349/19 Magazine, 'The Home', Vol 14 No.7 July 1, paper, edited by Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert, cover design by Hera Roberts, published by Art in Australia Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1933. Click to enlarge.

'The Home' magazine with cover design by Hera Roberts

Published
This July 1933 edition of 'The Home' magazine illustrates a woman elegantly dressed for skiing on the slopes, designed by graphic artist and Sydney socialite, Hera Roberts. Roberts contributed over fifty covers to the magazine, which was targeted at upper middle-class Australian housewives. Her work can be identified for incorporating notable characteristics of modern design, including vivid colours, geometric shapes, sharp angles and streamlined forms. Like much of Roberts' work, this cover …

Summary

Object No.

93/349/19

Object Statement

Magazine, 'The Home', Vol 14 No.7 July 1, paper, edited by Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert, cover design by Hera Roberts, published by Art in Australia Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1933

Physical Description

Magazine, 'The Home', Vol 14 No.7 July 1, paper, edited by Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert, cover design by Hera Roberts, published by Art in Australia Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1933

Cover has colour illustration of woman carrying skis. Marked "Special Garden Photographs".

Dimensions

Height

315 mm

Width

252 mm

Depth

7 mm

Production

Notes

Design/illustration by Hera Roberts.

Hera Christian Roberts (b. Dubbo 1892 - d. Sydney 1969)
Painter, designer, illustrator, milliner.
Student and cousin of Thea Proctor. Companion of Sydney Ure Smith.
Designed many covers for Home magazine published by Ure Smith.
Co-owner of a millinery shop in Pitt Street, Sydney, called 'June'.
Designed a complete room, including furniture, for the Burdekin House exhibition of 1929.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1993

Acquisition Date

10 October 1993

Cite this Object

Harvard

'The Home' magazine with cover design by Hera Roberts 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 31 January 2023, <https://ma.as/135045>

Wikipedia

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