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MS Acc03.127 comprises various items relating to artist Eirene Mort (1 box).
The MS Acc06.017 instalment includes manuscripts written by Mort on Mort family history (3 v.); albums of drawings and verse, 1870-1875; loose letters, cuttings and photographs; an album of exhibition catalogues and cuttings; correspondence, 1904-1980 (4 binders); and, a manuscript on French coinage, 1856 (1 box, 2 cartons).
The MS Acc18.059 instalment comprises sketches, correspondence, bookplates, art works, research notes, photographs, early family papers and prints used in the Canberra Museum and Gallery exhibition "Eirene Mort, a livelihood" September 2017- February 2018.
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Comprises various items relating to artist Eirene Mort (1 box).
Includes manuscripts written by Mort on Mort family history (3 v.); albums of drawings and verse, 1870-1875; loose letters, cuttings and photographs; an album of exhibition catalogues and cuttings; correspondence, 1904-1980 (4 binders); and, a manuscript on French coinage, 1856 (1 box, 2 cartons).
Comprises sketches, correspondence, bookplates, art works, research notes, photographs, early family papers and prints used in the Canberra Museum and Gallery exhibition "Eirene Mort, a livelihood" September 2017- February 2018 (27 boxes/folios).
Sketches mainly in pencil and ink; subjects animals, architecture, flowers, bookplates
Enrolment card of N Weston for School of Art Wood Carving 1913; leather folder of photos
Housed in a wooden chocolate box are six bookplate blocks featuring Shakespearean titles; one metal print block of a flock of sheep; Photographs mainly of horses, and great grandparents Admiral and Mrs Sir Edmund Fremantle; sketches from Belgium; 1926 bank book
Two copies of Country Cousins, one unbound; original bookplates ink on card; annotated postcards from Germany and Holland July 1914
Book -the Story of Architecture (1942) by Eirene Mort; Booklet - The Old Roads (1931); 4 etchings - horse, magpies and swans; extract from Burke's Colonial Gentry-Laidley of Hillside; Bookplates, woodcut and etchings of Ella Dwyer, Lionel Lindsay, George Perrottet and others; a large number of sepia photographs, almost entirely without annotation
1925 passport of Eirene Mort; order book; Checklist of the bookplates of Eirene Mort
Poems by Rosemary Dobson; A Catalogue of the Etchings of Sydney Ure Smith; correspondence with Verity Hewitt Fitzhardinge; gallery catalogues containing Eirene Mort's work; copy of Selwyn Mort's book 'Coins of the Hapsburg Empires'
Women's Weekly 1992 Eirene Mort needlework pattern; A survey of Australian Relief Prints 1900-1950; correspondence with the University of Queensland; letters of admiration; letters from AG Stephens; letters from Frensham and SCEGGS with offers of work
Exam papers 1964; Honours thesis on Eirene Mort by Penelope Starr; cards and artwork of Dorothy Hutton; architectural ink drawings;
Correspondence to Eirene Mort and her niece Margaret Mort; Royal Drawing Society lesson cards
Illustrated London News 1926
Architectural notes and clippings
Pencil portrait of boy, unsigned, in envelope marked 'Is this a George Lambert?'; tax and investment papers
Mort was a member of the Society of Women Painters which formed in 1910. Its three main objectives were to hold an annual exhibition, to network women artists, and to provide and maintain a studio/clubroom for its members
Left to right Charles Henry (b 1912), Eva Margaret (1909-1973), George Wallace (1917-2000), Richard Selwyn (1906-2002) and Doris Eirene (1914-1990)
First Australian exhibition of Women's Work awarded a first class diploma to Eirene Mort for her bookplate design