Series 30 - Papers relating to the Lyttelton-Taylor Collection

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Papers relating to the Lyttelton-Taylor Collection


  • 1970 - 1983 (Creation)

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0.3 m (1 type 1 box and 1 archival album)

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(1949 -)

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The ANU Art Collection was established in 1949. The Collection comprises more than 1500 paintings, sculptures, drawings, limited edition prints, ceramic and glass objects by significant artists displayed throughout the campus. Annual exhibitions are held at the Drill Hall Gallery supporting the arts in the Canberra region by presenting exhibitions developed in conjunction with the University's wide-ranging academic interests and or to coincide with major conferences and public events.

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The papers relate to the acquisition, valuation, management, sale and return of the furniture, paintings, works of art and decorative objects collected by Kathleen Lyttelton-Taylor, including correspondence with curators, comments by experts, lists of objects and some photographs of objects.


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ANUA 53, Central files includes files about the collection
ANUA 341, Index to the collection

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Prepared by Maggie Shapley on 11 September 2007




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