Collection UQFL355 - Edwin Jewell Papers

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Edwin Jewell Papers


  • [19--?] (Creation)

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1 album.

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Biographical history

Edwin Jewell is a collector of bookplates and ephemera. He has held positions on the committees of the New Australian Bookplate Society Inc and the Ephemera Society of Australia Inc. He has also contributed articles to the Journal of the Numismatic Society of Australia.

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Robert Jacks was an Australian artist specialising in painting, sculpture and printmaking. Born in Melbourne in 1943, Jacks studied sculpture at Prahran Technical College and painting at RMIT between 1958 and 1962. He worked in the United States and Canada from 1969 to 1978 and refined his abstract, minimalist style during this period. He has been the subject of major exhibitions and retrospectives including Robert Jacks: Order and Variation at the NGV Australia in 2014. He is also known for his artists' books. Jacks died in 2014.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 19--?
Collection alternatively titled as: Jewell Edwin Collection.

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35 bookplates, each one an original work of art.

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Bookplate with ants by artist Pro Hart, for Robert Littlewood.
34 bookplates by artist Robert Jacks, etching printed in brown, 150x100mm, for:
-Katherine Littlewood;
-Bill Young;
-Jane Clark;
-Robert C. Littlewood;
-Jennylee & Ross Norgard;
-Patrick Corrigan;
-Anne Smith;
-Julienne Jacks;
-John Buckley;
-Brian Baker;
-Yvonne Allen;
-Lyn Williams;
-Lyn Williams (version 2);
-Richard Saleeba;
-Brian Stonier;
-Brian Stonier (version 2);
-Graham Little;
-Charles Curwen;
-Charles Curwen (version 2);
-Derham Groves;
-Robert Jacks;
-Eliza Jacks;
-Ray Marginson;
-Ray Marginson (version 2);
-Alan Michael;
-Edwin Jewell;
-Edwin Jewell (version 2);
-Jenny Zimmer;
-Greg Mahoney;
-Jenny Whybrow;
-Peter Rowland;
-Margaret Rich;
-Margaret Rich (version 2);
-Stuart Lush.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Revised, AM, 12-Feb-2020. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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