Collection UQFL15 - Roy P. Parkinson Papers

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Roy P. Parkinson Papers


  • [19--] (Creation)

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2 boxes, 1 parcel.

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Biographical history

Roy Parkinson was a Queensland artist born in Brisbane. He primarily painted in watercolours. Parkinson studied at Brisbane Central Technical College under F J Martyn Roberts. He was also a private student of William Bustard and Hubert Jarvis. He was a member of the Royal Queensland Art Society. He exhibited in Brisbane and Sydney, at the Coronation Exhibition London in 1937 and in the United States. His Praise Life and Practise Art was published posthumously in 1946. His work is represented in the Art Gallery of South Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Queensland Art Gallery and Castlemaine Gallery.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, [19--]
Collection alternatively titled as: Roy Phillip Parkinson Collection.

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Correspondence, magazine and newspaper clippings, publications, sketches.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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OCLC Number

222660430 ; 1058603964

Libraries Australia ID

21260404 ; 63004935

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, BS, 18-Nov-2021. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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