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Title

Taronga Park - Sydney's Wonder Zoo

1984

Artist

Peter Kingston

Australia

08 May 1943 –

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Lavender Bay Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Date
    1984
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    etching, printed in black ink, hand coloured with watercolour on white Fabriano wove paper
    Edition
    29/90
    Dimensions
    44.7 x 36.8 cm platemark; 75.8 x 56.6 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r. beneath platemark, pencil "Peter Kingston 1984".

    Credit
    Purchased 1984
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    116.1984
    Copyright
    © Peter Kingston

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    Artist information
    Peter Kingston

    Works in the collection

    19

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  • About

    "This is the Taronga Park of the 1950s. The elephant rides, the kids’ train around the merry-go-round feature and the old Aquarium, a masterpiece in concrete. The ferry is the Lady Ferguson. Some license is evident with the Opera House and Centrepoint Tower being present. The park is shown in its unique setting on the harbour. The WWI digger and the pram make an appearance."

    Peter Kingston, 1984

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Lavender Bay

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Natalie Wilson., Notes from the river caves: Peter Kingston and Martin Sharp, 'Notes from the River Caves: Peter Kingston and Martin Sharp', Sydney, 2006, (colour illus.). Website catalogue for the 'Notes from the River Caves: Peter Kingston and Martin Sharp' exhibition held at the AGNSW in 2006.

Other works by Peter Kingston

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