Mawson | Delprat. A Selling Exhibition of Rare Antarctic Photographs, Expeditionary Artefacts, Antique Furniture, Curios and Personal Effects from the Collections of Sir Douglas Mawson and G.D. Delprat. 16-27 September 2019, 196 North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

Mawson | Delprat. A Selling Exhibition of Rare Antarctic Photographs, Expeditionary Artefacts, Antique Furniture, Curios and Personal Effects from the Collections of Sir Douglas Mawson and G.D. Delprat. 16-27 September 2019, 196 North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

Adelaide, Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers, September 2019.

Smalll octavo , [36] pages with numerous colour illustrations.

Colour pictorial card covers; a fine copy.

A selection of 37 items, some rare and important, others unusual or curious, but at all times interesting, and with the guaranteed provenance of Antarctic explorer Sir Douglas Mawson and his father-in-law, Guillaume Daniel Delprat, General Manager of BHP. Highlights include a seventeenth-century Dutch armoire; rare Antarctic photographs by Frank Hurley, T.W. Edgeworth David and Andrew Watson (among the first images of that part of the continent); artefacts taken on Mawson's Antarctic expeditions; and a singular oil painting by Charles Harrisson, artist and biologist on Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914, presented to Douglas and his bride Paquita Delprat on their wedding day in March 1914.

One of only 100 copies printed.

Item #116246

Price: $10.00