Melville Haysom in period costume, 1924

(1924). Melville Haysom in period costume, 1924.

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Title Melville Haysom in period costume, 1924
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1924-01-01
Year available 2010
Series Fryer Library Photograph Collection, UQFL477
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; b&w; 16 x 13 cm.
Source Fryer Library Photograph Collection, UQFL477, Box 6, PIC719
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Abstract/Summary The Fryer Library Photograph Collection is a collection of approximately 900 photographs, mostly black and white, some sepia. Photographs mostly relating to Queensland people and places, but including interstate and overseas photographs. Includes photographs of Australian authors, the 1893 Brisbane floods, and Mornington Island (Queensland). There are also a number of photographs of Papua New Guinea which were originally in the Beazley collection (UQFL271).
Keyword Haysom, Melville, 1900-1967
Artists -- Queensland
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159.255497,-9.219822 112.921434,-9.219822 112.921434,-54.777218 159.255497,-54.777218 159.255497,-9.219822

Additional Notes Melville Haysom, painter, teacher and critic was born in Melbourne on 17 August 1900 and studied art at the National Gallery School. He was President of the Victorian Art Society (1923-24). In 1929 he came to Queensland, and in 1935 received the Godfrey Rivers Bequest Award. Haysom wrote art critiques for the Brisbane Observer. His painting career was interrupted by Army Service (1940-44). 1948 he was employed as an instructor in painting at the Brisbane Central Technical College. His work includes portraits, landscapes and animal paintings moving between impressionistic and academic styles. In later years there was an increased emphasis on abstract qualities in his work.

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