Item 5 - Original Prints from the Camberwell Collection

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GB 359 SLG-SA-2-5


Original Prints from the Camberwell Collection


  • [1964] (Creation)

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Catalogue of the exhibition 'Original Prints from the Camberwell Collection', held at the South London Art Gallery from 6 to 26 September [no year given but other sources confirm in was 1964].

The print collection started in July 1960 and by the time of the exhibition was comprised of over 280 examples of 20th century prints. Every year, an exhibition was held to display the recent acquisitions; purchases this year included an early etching by Sickert (The Actor Manager, Mrs D'Oyley Carte) and a sugar aquatint by Roualt (Head of Christ). The catalogue is broken down into the types of prints in the collection: Relief Etchings, Etchings, Aquatints, Etching and Aquatint, Mezzotints, Drypoints, Line Engravings, Wood Engravings, Wood-cuts, Linocuts, Stone-cuts, Silk Screen and Stencil, Block Print, Mono Print, Lithograpghs.

The exhibition included work by: Julian Trevelyan; Walter Sickert; Augustus John; Georges Roualt; Merlyn Evans; Gertrude Hermes; William Gear; Ruskin Spear; Victor Pasmore; Anne Redpath; Ceri Richards; John Piper; Henry Cliffe; Graham Sutherland; Barbara Hepworth; Anthony Gross; Robert Colquhoun; Lynn Chadwick; and Josef Herman.

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Southwark Archives ref

RES 708.2 SOU

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