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(circa 1947)


Roy Dalgarno


02 Dec 1910 - 01 Feb 2001



(circa 1947)

Media categories

Print , Textile

Materials used

screenprint on cotton


48.0 x 29.5 cm Sight; 58.2 x43.1 cm framed


Gift of Claudio Alcorso 1971


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Roy Dalgarno

Works in the collection


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history

Referenced in 13 publications


Claudio Alcorso, A New approach to textile designing, by a group of Australian artists, 'Vision and confidence in art for textiles', pg. 8-32, Sydney, 1947, 21 (illus.), 39. plate no. 23

Australian artists', Art and design, 'Textiles, pg. 31-31, Sydney, 1949, 30- 31.

Stephanie Britton (Editor), Artlink, vol.9, no.4, Summer 1989-90, 'Panel session: Claudio Alcorso: the experiment that failed', pg. 13-15, Adelaide, 1989, 13-15.

Professor Joseph Burke, The Australian home beautiful, "Australian artists create new textiles', pg. 7-9, Melbourne, Sep 1947.

Grace Cochrane, The crafts movement in Australia: a history, 'Chapter 5. The practitioners: 1940-1972', pg. 174-175 by Grace Cochrane., Sydney, 1992, 174-175, 419.

Deborah Edwards., Australian decorative arts, 'Australian decorative arts at the Art Gallery of New South Wales', Sydney, 1991, 1-4. 27.

Christopher Menz, Craft Australia, '1946. Modernage fabrics', pg. 72 - 77., Sydney, Summer 1987, 71-77.

Mollie Westhoven, Argus, 'Cut comes to industry', pg. 12-13, Melbourne, 15 Oct 1947, 12, 13.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Display of fabrics' in 'Women's news', pg. 9, Sydney, 02 Sep 1947, 9.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art accent in textile show', Sydney, 21 Aug 1947, 13.

Australian home budget, 'Artists', Sydney, Oct 1947, 5.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Argus, 'Professor's praise for fabrics' in 'The life of Melbourne, pg. 3, Melbourne, 15 Oct 1947, 3.

The Australian Womens Weekly, 'Well-known artists style fabrics', pg. 43-44, Sydney, Aug 1947, 43 (colour illus.),44.