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Wall Hanging - John Rodriquez, Image of Collins Street, Melbourne 1880, circa 1960s Object Reg. No: HT 12398

Summary:
Natural linen wall hanging, featuring image of Collins Street, Melbourne, in the 1880s. Made circa 1960s. Designed by John Rodriquez, an influential Australian textile designer from the 1950s to 1970s. Screen printed by hand.
Description:
Dark brown on natural linen, featuring image of Collins Street, Melbourne, in the 1880s.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Patricia Rodriquez, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 600 mm (Height), 500 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: textiles, fabric designs, handcrafts, screen printing, textile manufacturing, campus
Themes this item is part of: John Rodriquez Textile Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Printmaking
Tertiary Classification: textiles
Inscriptions: Text: Collins Street, Melbourne Victoria 1880 hand printed in Australia by Rodriquez.
Artist: John Rodriquez, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s
Place & Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s
References: Photocopies of old issues of Home Beautiful which display John's fabric designs have been offered by the donor.
Newspaper cuttings showing clothes made from Rodriquez-designed fabrics.

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