MISS JOAN NITA

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With the help of Keith McMenomy of Taradale I relocated the 1938 Archibald entry by Violet McInnes nee Musgrave from Unit 58 at Kyneton Self Storage to 86 Hargraves Street Castlemaine.

Through Libby Noblet at Bendigo Gallery I was able to contact Peter Perry  who facilitated the cleaning and restoration of the frame and painting. John Perry – Peter’s brother who restored the painting was a student of Painting at Prahran in the late sixties and remembered me.

The frame was repaired and restored by Kirsten Mackay of Castlemaine.

 

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2 Responses to “MISS JOAN NITA”

  1. derrick Says:

    Hi Tony

    I enjoy receiving your posts. The albums shared on flickr are great too, in particular Alpha Street and Chap Book. Louis Wain is a personal fave. That’s all …

    Derrick (swinburne 2005)

  2. Anthony Frederick Ward Says:

    So unused to any visitors Derek – this site has been the shoe box under the bed for so long ( 11 years! ) I forget there might be people out there – Thank you for acknowledging its existence – I thank you – My Mother Thanks you…-The portrait of my mother JNK 1938 by Violet Mcinnes nee Musgrave has just come back from the cleaners to it’s new home in Castlemaine.. Mum is in the House!

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