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Ron Edwards interviewed by Barbara Blackman [sound recording]
Bib ID 702338
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Edwards, Ron, 1930-2008, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1983 
3 sound cassettes (ca. 242 min.): 1 7/8 ips. 
Summary

Ron Edwards, artist, printer and author, speaks on his childhood in Geelong and Ocean Grove; schooling in Geelong and at Swinburne; business printing limited editions; meetings at J.K. Moir's and the people he met there; friendships with John Manifold, Ray Crooke and Frank Dempsey; teaching at Swinburne; move to Cairns; painting during the late 1950s and early 1970s; experiences with gallery owners; interest in North Queensland Aboriginal rock art; Torres Strait Islander community in Cairns; collecting Australian folk songs and yarns; his trips to China; translating work and book on Chinese mud brick building.

Notes

Recorded at Cairns, Qld. on 19 November 1983.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-195623871

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (7 p.). 
Subjects Edwards, Ron, 1930-2008 -- Interviews.  |  Printers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Artists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Authors, Australian -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Blackman, Barbara, 1928-, Interviewer

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