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The Forest by David Byrne and related correspondence

Correspondence requesting Peter Carey consider working on the film production of The forest which was conceived by Robert Wilson and David Byrne with a spiral bound copy of the treatment for film. Originally in envelope (now discarded) with handwritten note on front: 'A treatment for a film based on the epic Gilgamesh titled 'The Forest' by David Byrne. Part of the same process (with Robert Wilson) that resulted in the production of The Forest at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY in 1988.' Also contains preservation copies of faxes on heat sensitive paper.

Works by unidentified authors

Two exercise books with the name 'Archie' on the cover; a story entitled 'The first installment : new blood (second version)'.

Autograph book

Letter from Paul [?], 3 leaves, 8/11/95, accompanied by autograph book that belonged to Peter Carey.

Photographs of Peter Carey from 1988

Publicity photographs of Peter Carey: 4 black and white photographs of varying sizes ; 2 contact sheets of Carey in London, 39 photographs on each sheet, 5 Apr 1988; and 1 colour photograph from Writers Week in Adelaide, 1988.

Photographs of Peter Carey from 1994 to 1995.

Six colour photographs, 9 x 12.5 cm, of Peter Carey at Square Books (160 Courthouse Square, Mississippi), for the launch of The Unusual life of Tristan Smith (published in the United States in 1995 in hardcover by Knopf); and photographs of him at Memphis. Two sets of 6 contact sheets of black and white photographs of Peter Carey, 59 photographs in one set and 72 in the other set, taken by Mariana Cook, 1994.

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