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Printed Books, Maps & Documents

30 January 2019

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Lot 4

Estimate: £200 - £300
Sold For: £170

Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations. Material and Photographs relating to the "Landing" of Captain Arthur Phillip, R.N., at Park Cove, Sydney, on 26th January 1938,
58 mimeographed typescript leaves including title page, one with full-page mimeographed sketch plan, 2 reproduction watercolour folding plans, mounted original brochure, tipped-in sample certificate, 27 silver gelatin print photographs and numbered typescript captions mounted to stiff card leaves, title page inscribed 'To Frank Harvey Esq. (Captain Arthur Phillip R.N.), from G D Williams (Captain John Hunter RN), with compliments and plesant memories of 26th January 1938, 23-8-38', post-bound in original cloth-covered boards, front board lettered in gilt, sunned and marked, folio (33.6 x 19 cm), together with original copper-alloy commemoration medal (5.7 cm diameter)
Souvenir album produced to commemorate the 150th anniversary reenactment of the landing of the First Fleet. This copy was presented to the actor Frank Harvey (1885-1965), who played Phillip in the 1935 film Heritage, and in the reenactment itself.
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