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95/115/2 Booklet with newspaper clipping and sketch, 'The Bridge Book', paper, photographs by Harold Cazneaux, published by Sydney Ure Smith / Art in Australia Limited, printed by Arthur McQuilty, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1930. Click to enlarge.

'The Bridge Book' with newspaper clipping and design sketch

Designed
Booklet, 'The Bridge Book', paper, Harold Cazneaux/Sydney Ure Smith, Australia, 1930.

Booklet, containg a seperate newspaper clipping and design sketch:
(Part 1) Booklet, 'The Bridge Book: The bridge by moonlight', with photographs by Harold Cazneax, published by Art In Australia, and printed by Arthur McQuilty, Sydney, 1930, paper, rectangular, vertical format, 38 pages, held together with two staples, through the spine, printed in monochrome, soft cover bearing photograph of the Sydney …

Summary

Object No.

95/115/2

Object Statement

Booklet with newspaper clipping and sketch, 'The Bridge Book', paper, photographs by Harold Cazneaux, published by Sydney Ure Smith / Art in Australia Limited, printed by Arthur McQuilty, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1930

Physical Description

Booklet, 'The Bridge Book', paper, Harold Cazneaux/Sydney Ure Smith, Australia, 1930.

Booklet, containg a seperate newspaper clipping and design sketch:
(Part 1) Booklet, 'The Bridge Book: The bridge by moonlight', with photographs by Harold Cazneax, published by Art In Australia, and printed by Arthur McQuilty, Sydney, 1930, paper, rectangular, vertical format, 38 pages, held together with two staples, through the spine, printed in monochrome, soft cover bearing photograph of the Sydney Harbour Bridge nearing completion, torn around the edges where it overhangs the slightly narrower pages, the book contains sepia tone phootgraphs of Sydney Harbour Bridge at various stages of constuction, which are accompanied by brief explanatory notes.
(Part 2) Newspaper clipping, 'Cats Live on The Bridge', with text and photograph about two cats 'Bridget and Pylon', living on the South Pylon of Sydney Harbour Bridge, author and source unknown.
(Part 3) Design sketch, watercolour on paper, depicting heraldry, similar to New Souh Wales Coat of Arms, but with an Australian Aborigine holding a spear standing on the left of the shield, and a [French] sailor holding a rifle standing on the right, artist unknown, undated.

Dimensions

Width

455 mm

Production

Notes

Photography by Harold cazneaux.

The book was published by Sydney Ure Smith (Sydney chapter of the American publishing company), for Art in Australia. It was printed by Arthur McQuilty, McQuilty House, Regent Street, Sydney.

Publication date of the the book.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jean A Rentoul

Acquisition Date

4 May 1995

Cite this Object

Harvard

'The Bridge Book' with newspaper clipping and design sketch 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 January 2022, <https://ma.as/142806>

Wikipedia

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