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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The Magic Pudding: Watercolours by Norman Lindsay
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An exhibition of early illustrations from Norman Lindsay's original drawings for The Magic Pudding (1918) together with the puppet watercolours drawn for Peter Scriven's 1960 marionette puppet show of the children's classic. The exhibition also includes some of Scriven's puppets.

'All works on paper are by Norman Lindsay (1879-1969). Items 1-15 are watercolours purchased in 2008. Items 16-19 were received by bequest of Sir William Dixson in 1952. Puppets were produced for the Magic Pudding puppet show by Peter Scriven (1930-1998) and are kindly lent by SBW/NIDA Archives and Performing Arts Collection.'

Source: The State Library of New South Wales website,
Sighted: 07/01/2009


  • A free exhibition held at the Picture Gallery, State Library of New South Wales, 15 December 2008 to 29 March 2009. Curator: Louise Anemaat.

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