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Orde Poynton Collection

Australian National Gallery.

Orde Poynton Collection

British books and prints 1800-1950

by Australian National Gallery.

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Published by [Australian National Gallery] in [Canberra] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poynton, Orde.

  • Edition Notes

    Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Gallery"s holdings 9 May to 16 August 1992.

    Statement[written and curated by Stephen Cappel and Christine Dixon].
    ContributionsCoppel, Stephen., Dixon, Christine.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21529246M

    As well as the books, a number of valuable prints and original art works have been donated. These now form a large part of the holdings of the Baillieu Print Room, and the books and prints together form a magnificent collection. John Orde Poynton was born in London and was educated at Marl-borough College, Caius College. John Orde Poynton — he owned perhaps the world’s third-best collection of the works of Walter Scott — gave many of his valuable books to Melbourne University but was appalled, after he.

      Johannes Pieter de Frey after Rembrandt van Rijn, The anatomy lesson, (), etching, image: x cm, Gift of Dr J. Orde Poynton, , Baillieu Library Print Collection.   Gift of Dr J. Orde Poynton The Resurrection (); Baillieu Library Print Collection, the University of Melbourne. Gift of Dr J. Orde Poynton, Her engravings depict a mixture of religious and secular subject matter, and examples of both are held in the university’s collection.

    Public collections of artists’ books in Australia HELEN COLE. Artists’ books. 1. books, from the Orde Poynton Fund for international works and the Gordon bulk of their artists’ books collection, if they have one, will be held by the library, as is the case with the . Poynton, Orde -- Library. Portrait prints -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Indexes. Illustrated books -- Extra-illustrated -- Indexes. Libraries -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Special collections -- Rare books. Notes. Holograph index compiled by Orde Poynton of portraits found in extra-illustrated copies of: Some account of London / by Thomas Pennant.


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Orde Poynton Collection by Australian National Gallery. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Private Library. Second Series. Volumes 4: 2. summer by RICHARD LAMBERT: ALWYNE WHEELER: RIGBY GRAHAM ORDE POYNTON. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Poynton Collection is well known in the Baillieu Library and renowned thor-oughout the country as one of Aus-tralia's finest collections of rare books.

Dr Poynton, who gave the collection to the Library, is recog-nised by a plaque in University House as one of the chief benefactors of the University.

The initial donation from Dr. This is a tiny collection of only about 35 volumes, but it is central to much of the Rare Book collection (the part formed by Dr Orde Poynton).

This collection is scattered between the English Room and the Rare Book Room with the more significant editions in the Rare Book Room. Thomas Frognall Dibdin () was in many ways a 'model collector'.

Before the war, Dr Poynton had gathered a book and Orde Poynton Collection book collection with his father, which was located in London. This collection was largely destroyed during the German bombings of London inand so, Dr Poynton began a new hunt for the acquisition of rare books in the years following the war.

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The largest non-Australian collection, the BX collection, originated from books which were formerly on the Library's open shelves. Other collections are based on the private libraries of individuals, primarily Dr Orde Poynton (much of the Rare Book Room collection and the English Room Collection) and Dr Pierre Gorman (the Cambridge Collection).

Melbourne a significant collection of rare books and pictures, at that time the most noteworthy gift ever received by an Australian library.2 He died in Melbourne in Poynton the collector Dr Poynton inherited from his father, Dr Frederick John Poynton (– ), a lifelong interest in collecting rare books and old master prints.

Allaert Claesz, Death-Dance Engraving,x cm. Baillieu Library Print Collection, The University of Melbourne, Gift of Dr. Orde Poynton,Accession No.: ConditionConservation treatment carried out in See the treatment page for further details and before and after treatment photographs.

Details coming ion Details coming ture. Woodcut,x cm. Baillieu Library Collection, The University of Melbourne, Gift of Dr. Orde Poynton,Accession No.: The William Morris Collection in the University of Melbourne Library by Merete Smith, Curator, Rare Books, the University of Melbourne Library The University of Melbourne Library has a magnificent collection of Kelmscott Press books, donated by Dr.

Orde Poynton. How the collection came to be in the Library, and some reasons why it forms. Posts tagged with Orde Poynton Faithful and frightening: The Renaissance imagination explored A post by Mary Henkel who is an undergraduate student at the University of Melbourne studying Art History.

Orde Poynton became a noted bibliophile, collecting many books and becoming chairman of the Friends of the Public Library of South Australia. He acted in the role of ‘Consulting Bibliographer’ for the University of Melbourne for many years, donating his book collection and numerous artworks in the s.

He had a life long interest in family. Spoils of Poynton (World's Classics) The Spoils of Poynton is a novel by Henry James, first published under the title The Old Things as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in and then as a book in Reviews: Rare Books Collection, University of Melbourne Library The Nuremberg chronicle, as it is commonly called (after the city in which it was produced), is a history of the world up until It represents an astounding feat of ambition and production, for it chronicles both religious and secular histories, illustrated with 1, woodcuts.

Order of Henry James Books Henry James () was an American-British author of literary fiction novels and stories. A common theme in his novels was American ex-pats living in Europe. In The Spoils of Poynton (), Henry James created a work of exquisite ambiguity in his depiction of three women fighting for the allegiance of one weak-willed man.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking s: Engraving, x cm. Baillieu Library Collection, The University of Melbourne, Gift of Dr. Orde Poynton,Accession No.: Bequest of Orde Poynton, AO, CMG. InDr Orde Poynton (–) bequeathed over $13 million in perpetuity to the Gallery's Department of International Prints, Drawings and Illustrated Books for the purpose of acquiring works of art.

Albrecht Dürer, The Ravisher Engraving, x cm. Baillieu Library Collection, The University of Melbourne, Gift of Dr.

Orde Poynton,Accession No.:. In a flash: Harold E. Edgerton () and split-second photography: 31 October - 14 March Orde Poynton Gallery: National Gallery of Australia National Gallery of Australia [Canberra Australian/Harvard Citation.

National Gallery of Australia.Daniel Hopfer, The Last Judgement Etching, x cm. Baillieu Library Collection, The University of Melbourne, Gift of Dr.

Orde Poynton,Accession No.A particular strength in the Poynton Collection is extra-illustrated books, covering most of the areas of the collection. The books donated by Dr Poynton were always in the finest possible condition — if a book in poor condition is present, there is always a particular reason, such as excessive rarity.

Dr Poynton was a very astute book collector.