Item Item 6 - Letter regarding experiences in Central Australia

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UQFL80-Series D-Item 6


Letter regarding experiences in Central Australia


  • 2 May 1955 (Creation)

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4 l. holograph.

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William Edward Ricketts (1898–1993), potter and sculptor, moved to Mt. Dandenong in 1934. He traveled to Central Australia and spent time with the Pitjantjatjar and Arrernte people, which heavily influenced his art.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Converted from PDF finding aid, Amanda Main, 21-Jan-2020.




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  • Box: UQFL80 Box 1