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'Johnny Fawkner's Press' sonnet

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Record title

'Johnny Fawkner's Press' sonnet

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MLMSS 11413

Record identifier

16AXKzdn

'Johnny Fawkner's Press' sonnet

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'Johnny Fawkner's Press' sonnet

Full title

'Johnny Fawkner's Press' sonnet

Date

1943-1944

Call Numbers

MLMSS 11413

Record Identifier

16AXKzdn
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0.02 metres of textual material (1 folder)

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Fonds

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Contents

Comprises a framed, calligraphed sonnet ‘Johnny Fawkner’s Press’, followed by a short description about John Pascoe Fawkner and his printing press. At the bottom is written ‘Inscribed by A.R. Turnbull, 1943’ and ‘To The Right Honorable Sir Isaac A. Isaacs, P.C., G.C.B, G.C.M.G., K.C. and Lady Isaacs’.

Verso contains the notes ‘With Complimen...

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'Johnny Fawkner's Press' sonnet

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Administrative / Biographical history

The sonnet ‘Johnny Fawkner’s Press’ first appeared in the Australasian Printers’ Keepsake (1885) and was reprinted on the Fawkner press by A.R. Turnbull in 1942 for the Fawkner Sesquicentenary.

REFERENCE:
‘The Fawkner Printing Press: a provenance study’, La Trobe Journal, No 57 Autumn 1996, p. 23.
http://www3.slv.vic.gov.au/latrobejournal/issue/latrobe-57/t1-g-t2.html...

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MLMSS 11413

Record Identifier

16AXKzdn

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9627377

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