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Papers of Barbara Blackman, approximately 1950-1970
Bib ID 6264311
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, still image, volume]
Author
Blackman, Barbara, 1928-
 
Access Conditions Permission required for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between approximately 1950 and 1970] 
1.2 m (2 folio boxes) 
Summary

MS Acc12.154 comprises original drawings, paintings and sketches by Charles Blackman, some of which relate, in part, to the "Alice in Wonderland" series. It includes drawings on printed materials and several catalogues from Blackman exhibitions. Belonging to Barbara Blackman, the collection was held by Felicity St John Moore before being transferred to the National Library of Australia (1 folio box).

Biography/History

Essayist and author. Barbara Blackman was married to the artist Charles Blackman and during their 30 years together was involved in both the Australian and European art scenes, numbering amongst her friends and acquaintances many well-known Australian artists. She has worked as a magazine columnist, a radio producer for Radio for the Print Handicapped and on behalf of the National Library of Australia has recorded a number of interviews with leading figures in the Australian art scene. She was co-founder of the Little Lookout Theatre in Sydney and is a member of the C.G. Jung Society and the National Federation of Blind Citizens. Further biographical information at http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/742077

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS Acc12.154.

Associated materials: Correspondence of Barbara Blackman with Judith Wright, 1950-1998 MS 9589.

Related Material Barbara Blackman interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection; located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 1/797-798.  Barbara Blackman interviewed by Ann Harrison; located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 6104. 
Subjects Blackman, Barbara, 1928- -- Archives.  |  Blind -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women poets, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Australian literature -- 20th century -- Women authors.  |  Art, Australian -- 20th century.
Time Coverage 1950-1970 
Occupation Poets.  |  Benefactors.  |  Oral history interviewers.  |  Artists.
Other authors/contributors Blackman, Charles, 1928-2018, artist

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