Papers of John and Joan Stephens. 1980-1995.


Stephens, John, 1915-2002. Papers of John and Joan Stephens.

Papers of John and Joan Stephens. 1980-1995.

Letters written by John Brack during the period 1989-92; newspaper cuttings relating to the careers of John Brack, Fred Williams and Helen Maudsley. An appreciation of Fred Williams by John Brack, 1982. Photographs of some of Brack's works, catalogues of exhibitions, articles. Also, 'The story of Colo', by Jean Marden and John Stephens, which includes 'Fred Williams at Mittagong - a memoir'. 2 cassette recordings by Jean and Tom Marden and John Stephens about Mt Flora, the Nattai Valley, and the Blatch family. Jean is the daughter of Sydney George Blatch. The collection includes the publications: Fred Williams : a retrospective (1987). Fred Williams: a souvenir book of the artist's work in the Australian National Gallery, by James Mollison (1987). John Brack, a retrospective exhibition, by Robert Lindsay (1987).

14 cm. (1 box)

Related Entities

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Williams, Fred, 1927-1982 (person)

Stephens, Joan, 1917- (person)

Maudsley, Helen. (person)

Brack, John, 1920-1999 (person)

Melbourne painter and art teacher. Hertzger appears to have been a close friend and lover of Brack's. From the description of Letters to Ruth Hertzger [manuscript]. 1944. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225831490 ...

Stephens, John, 1915-2002. (person)

Joan and John Stephens moved from Melbourne in 1957 to farm what was then a secluded area in the Nattai Valley, near Mittagong. John Stephens had met John Brack in the Army in Melbourne and retained a close friendship. Fred Williams was introduced to Stephens by Brack in 1946, and Brack and Williams often stayed at the bush property with John and Jean Stephens. From the description of Papers of John and Joan Stephens. 1980-1995. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223543489 ...

Blatch family. (family)