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Daryl Lindsay interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 728088
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Lindsay, Daryl, 1890-1976, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1971 Oct. 19 
1 tape reel (ca. 51 min.) : 1 7/8 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Mel Pratt collection.

Summary

Sir Daryl Lindsay, artist, briefly describes his early life on several merino studs; his life as official medical artist to the AIF in World War I; the artistic environment at home; Prof. Henry Tonks; English Royal Water Colour Society; Melbourne National Gallery; Sir Kenneth Clark; Sir Keith Murdoch; Drew McDonald; National Gallery Society; National Trust of Victoria; acquisition of "Como"; Victoria River Downs, Northern Territory; Joseph Bourke; Gallery for Canberra; Laurie Thomas; John Gorton; Art Advisory Board; art appreciation in Australia; painters today; provincial galleries; Ballarat Gallery; Miss MacKean; McClelland Gallery; James Wallace; Carl Andrew; Harry McClelland.

Biography/History

Daryl Lindsay was an artist and director of the Melbourne National Gallery from 1942-1956.

Notes

This recording updates the information contained in the interview with Mrs. Hazel de Berg recorded in 1962.

Recorded at his home in Baxter, Victoria.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-221552748

Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 22 leaves) 
Subjects Lindsay, Daryl, 1890-1976 -- Interviews.  |  National Gallery of Victoria.  |  Artists -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Pratt, Mel, -1986, Interviewer

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