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HUMBLE HOUSE GALLERY | GALLERY OPENING HOUR CHANGES

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Keeping you up to date with gallery events

Gallery opening hour changes

Our new hours at the gallery  are Wednesday to Saturday 10am – 4pm.

Other times by appointment.

If you are in the neighbourhood on days we are normally closed and you see the gate is open (and it often is) then you are of course most welcome to come in for a visit.

Humble House gallery
93 Wollongong St Fyshwick
6228 1988
Wednesday to Saturday 10am – 4pm
Create your own unique interior with oriental antique furniture and contemporary furnishings

DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS | NEW ACQUISITIONS JUNE 2017

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WALLIS, Captain James (1785? - 1858)

An historical account of the Colony of New South Wales and its dependent settlements;

Welcome to our New Acquisitions list for June 2017.

This month’s highlights include one of the finest early Australian plate books, Wallis’s An historical account of the Colony of New South Wales (1821); poet Gavin Greenlees’ proof copy of The art of Rosaleen Norton; the first collected edition of the works of Galileo (Bologna, 1655-56); important works on ornithology, including Shelley’s rare 3-volume monograph on sun-birds (1876-80); a superb half-plate ambrotype by Thomas Glaister, and a small daguerreotype with a Tasmanian connection; the very scarce sheet music for Stephen Hale Marsh’s composition Dr. Leichhardt’s March (Sydney, 1846); a complete run…

MOORABOOL ANTIQUE GALLERIES | FRESH @ MOORABOOL….

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New additions.

We are pleased to offer some fresh additions to moorabool.com.

As a subscriber, you have first look at our recent finds – and first chance to buy.

This week, a collection of perfumes & small jewellery pieces, some Japanese bronzes, and other interesting pieces from local estates.

Enjoy!

Paul Rosenberg, Alard Pett & all @ Moorabool Antiques

Items will remain in the ‘Fresh’ page for 2 weeks, or until sold.

MOORABOOL ANTIQUES | FRESH @ MOORABOOL….

Japanese dish in French ormolou, elephants & Europeans, dragon handles, c. 1880.

New additions.

We are pleased to offer some fresh additions to moorabool.com.
This week, a wide variety of fine pieces including some Fine Art, Chinese porcelains, Indian bronzes, and a couple of very useful meat covers…..

Enjoy!

Japanese dish in French ormolou, elephants & Europeans, dragon handles, c. 1880.

DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS | FEATURED ACQUISITIONS

# 15625

CASTORANO, Carolus Horatii a (Carolo Orazi di), 1673-1755

[MANUSCRIPT] Jesus. Maria. Joseph. Grammatica, seu Manuductio ad Linguam Sinicam addiscendam. Absoluto Dictionario Latino-Italo-Sinico quia Deus dignatur mihi concedere adhuc Vitam, et Salutem, necessaria duxi eidem ulterius adjungere seu Grammaticam seu Manuductionem ad Linguam Sinicam facilius addiscondam, ut novi Patus Missionarii in hoc Imperis Sinensi de omnibus sufficienter sint …

In Oriente factum – Made in China

We are pleased to present a special collection of 33 books and manuscripts produced in China between 1700 and 1940, with a number of rare and important works on Sino-European relations, Chinese language, religion and society, and travel accounts. Highlights include a manuscript copy made by Castorano of his own unpublished Chinese grammar (1736); Abel-Rémusat’s manuscript copy of his own unpublished Chinese-Latin dictionary (1810); Meadows’ Translations from the Manchu (1849); Bishop Smith’s The Jews at K’ae-Fung-Foo (1851); and a number of scarce nineteenth century Hong Kong, Shanghai, Canton and Macau imprints.

Go to our…

NEW EXHIBITION – CHRISTIAN THOMPSON ‘LAKE DOLLY’

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Christian Thompson
Lake Dolly
until 10 June 2017

In much of Christian Thompson’s work he engages with the process of autoethnography, merging the dream world, his autobiography and research, he constructs images that connect his experience to wider social, political, cultural meanings and understandings.

Reflecting on personal, private and public archives, Thompson harnesses his focus on anti portraiture and its ability to trouble the relationship between past and present.

His works hold powerful actions/gestures, drawing relationships between object, body and history. He mediates qualitative explorations and personal experience through his practice, resulting…

DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS | TRACEY MOFFATT : SOMETHING MORE NO. 1

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MOFFATT, Tracey (1960 - )

Something More No. 1

Featured Acquisition | Tracey Moffatt : Something More No. 1

In celebration of the opening tonight of Tracey Moffatt’s exhibition ‘My Horizon’ at the Australian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, Douglas Stewart Fine Books is pleased to offer for sale Something More No. 1, the artist’s iconic self-portrait, and one of the most well known images in Australian photography.

In Moffatt’s groundbreaking series of photographs Something More, the story of a young Aboriginal woman’s exploration of identity, sexuality and belonging are laid out in a sequence of staged scenes, composed as if stills from a lost film. The first image, offered…

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