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404902
  • Title
    The Magic Pudding, being the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends, Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff: original sketches, ca. 1918 / drawn by Norman Lindsay
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    404902
  • Physical Description
    8 albums (102 drawings) - 47 x 41 cm (albums) - pencil, ink, watercolour
  • System of arrangement
    The drawings are grouped into 4 "slices", similar to chapter divisions, 2 volumes for each "slice". Thus DL PXX 49 - DL PXX 50 contains Slice 1, PXX 51 - DL PXX 52 contains Slice 2 etc. The images are in the same order as the 1918 published book.
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright - Life of artist plus 70 years
    Copyright holder:: H, C, and A Glad
    Approval for reproduction required:
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy H, C, and A Glad
  • General note

    See also author's draft copy: ML A 1925 (microfilm CY 3667, frames 1-179): 'The Magic Pudding - Written and Illustrated by Norman Lindsay', 1918 ( Angus & Robertson Archives). Preservation microfilm copy of A 1925 made April 1997.

    The coloured titled page for 'Slice Two' is unpublished, appearing as a black and white drawing in the 1918 book publication. The coloured titled page for "Slice Three' is unpublished and does not appear in the 1918 book publication. There is no title page for 'Slice Four'
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    A total of 71 sketches are signed, none are dated and 4 are titled
  • Date note

    Dated from publication date of The Magic Pudding / Norman Lindsay. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1918
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