Item F3656 - Certificate of registration of copyright in an artistic work, 1912

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Certificate of registration of copyright in an artistic work, 1912


  • 1912 (Creation)

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2 l. ; 33 cm.

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Sir Lionel Lindsay was well known as an etcher, watercolour painter, wood-engraver, black and white artist, book illustrator and art critic. He worked as a freelance artist and journalist, and cartoonist for the "Evening News". He travelled extensively in Europe and was knighted in 1941 for his services to art.

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Born in Tasmania, Reynolds has had a distinguished career of public service. Since the early 1960s, Reynolds has been active in the areas of Aboriginal rights, as a member of the Townsville arm of Save Our Sons. By the 1970s, Reynolds was also active in the feminist movement and issues such as improved education. Between 1983 and 1999, Reynolds represented Queensland in the federal Senate (ALP), serving on numerous committees, including: Chair Federal Government Status of Women Policy Committee 1995-; Federal Government representative on the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation 1992-1995; Minister assisting PM on Status of Women 1988-1990; Minister for Local Government 1987-1990; Councillor Townsville City Council 1979-1983. After leaving parliament she accepted a post at the School of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Queensland 1960-1982. She has been married to Professor Henry Reynolds since 1963.

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Certificate of registration of copyright no. 2744 issued 1 Oct 1912 to Margaret Reynolds by Registrar of Copyrights George Townsend. Copyright certificate relates to the 'print from a design etched on copper called Ex Libris or Book Plate by Lionel Lindsay'.
Accompanied by handwritten letter from Lionel Lindsay 10 Aug 1912 to the Registrar of Copyright giving his copyright permission to Margaret Reynolds.

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  • English

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Bookplate and further material on Margaret Reynold's bookplate can be found in the Hayes collection UQFL2.

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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