Collection UQFL21 - Douglas Shenton Annand Papers

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Douglas Shenton Annand Papers


  • 1926-1980 (Creation)

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1 box, 1 parcel.

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Biographical history

Douglas Annand was born in Toowoomba, Queensland in 1903 and died Sydney 1976. He was a painter, muralist, illustrator and graphic designer. In 1932 he won a poster competition to celebrate the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. He was awarded the Sulman Prize for murals in 1941, 1947 and 1951. During World War II, he travelled Australia as part of a camouflage unit and recorded what he saw in watercolours and pen drawings. He is best remembered for his many mural commissions.

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Australian photographer.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1926-1980
Collection alternatively titled as: Douglas Shenton Annand Collection.

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Scope and content

Newspaper cuttings; photographs; correspondence; drawings; designs for murals; 42 pencil and ink sketches 1926-1927. Some of the photographs are by Max Dupain.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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OCLC Number

223022144 ; 1096559246

Libraries Australia ID

21849709 ; 63005058

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, AM, 04-Mar-2020.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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