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2016/47/4 Posters (2), 'Advance Australia Fair, Second verse', paper / ink, designed and made by Peter Drew, Adelaide, South Australia, 2016. Click to enlarge.

Poster, 'Advance Australia Fair, Second Verse', designed by Peter Drew

Artist
This poster is part of an awareness raising campaign, 'Real Aussies say welcome' started by Adelaide street artist, Peter Drew. Drew was inspired by the largely forgotten lyrics of the second verse of the Australian national anthem.

'For those who've come across the seas
We've boundless plains to share
With courage let us all combine
To advance Australia fair'.

'My favourite line is definitely the one about having the courage to combine, because courage is meant to be an Australian …

Summary

Object No.

2016/47/4

Object Statement

Posters (2), 'Advance Australia Fair, Second verse', paper / ink, designed and made by Peter Drew, Adelaide, South Australia, 2016

Physical Description

This screen printed poster is on brown paper and has the text 'Advance Australia Fair, Second Verse'. The text reads:
'FOR THOSE WHO'VE
COME ACROSS THE …
WE'VE BOUNDLESS PLAINS TO…
WITH COURAGE LET US ALL…
TO ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR'

Marks

No marks

Dimensions

Height

904 mm

Width

630 mm

Production

Notes

The maker of this poster is Peter Drew, an Adelaide-based artist. He has screen printed the poster onto brown kraft paper and signed it.

History

Notes

Purchased from the artist as part of the 'Real Aussies say welcome' collection.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased with funds from the MAAS Foundation, 2016

Acquisition Date

18 November 2016

Cite this Object

Harvard

Poster, 'Advance Australia Fair, Second Verse', designed by Peter Drew 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 14 June 2021, <https://ma.as/540951>

Wikipedia

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