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Portrait of Rex Nan Kivell (left) handing over his collection of early Australian items to Senator the Hon. Sir Alistair [i.e. Alister] McMullin, President of the Senate, at a ceremony at Australia House, 16 January 1959 [picture] / Sport & General Press Agency Limited
Bib ID 2092220
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description 1959 
1 photograph : gelatin silver ; 20.5 x 25.3 cm. 
Notes

Title from inscription on label.

Condition: Good.

Inscriptions: "Mr. Rex Nan Kivell (left) hands over the early Australian items to Senator the Hon Sir Alistair [i.e. Alister] McMullin. (President of the Senate) at a ceremony at Australia House. On the left is a painting by John Webber (official artist to Capt. Cook's first voyage) of Poedooa daughter of Orea, King of Ulaitea (Soopett Islands, which was exhibited at the R.A. in 1785, being handed over is a portrait of Vice Admiral John Hunter the 2nd Governor of N.S.W., S & G 16/1/59" --Printed on label.

For details on reproduction see file NLA/14308-16.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136771166

Subjects Nan Kivell, Rex, 1898-1977 -- Portraits.  |  McMullin, Alister, Sir, 1900-1984 -- Portraits.  |  Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New Zealand -- Portraits.  |  Book collectors -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Book collectors -- New Zealand -- Portraits.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Portraits.
Occupation Art collectors.  |  Book collectors.  |  Federal politicians.
Other authors/contributors Sport & General Press Agency Ltd

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