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George Finey interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel on 19 Oct. 1967 [sound recording]
Bib ID 2011939
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Finey, George, 1895-1987, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1967 Oct. 19 
3 sound tape reels (ca. 90 min.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 300,301,302

Summary

Finey speaks about his childhood in New Zealand; about his family; his first interest in art and colour; various jobs held during his youth; the meaning of art; joining the army and serving in France during the war; coming to Australia and working for "Smith's Weekly" as a caricaturist; working as a cartoonist; working for the Labor Daily; working under the assumed name of "Page"; the difficulties encoutered during his career; his first exhibition; his "composers" series of paintings; his method of working; his pottery and ceramics.

Notes

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-220873445

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (5 p.) and transcript (51 leaves) 
Subjects Finey, George, 1895-1987 -- Interviews.  |  Cartoonists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Painters -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 1/300-302
Copy: Recording
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ORAL TRC 1/300-302 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 1/300-302 (summary)
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