Modern British Art by Robert Austin: Prime Ministers Library (small version), 1931 |


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Robert Austin:
Prime Ministers Library (small version), 1931

Unmounted (ref: 5667)
Line engraving
printed from original copper plate: 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (13.3 x 8.2 cm.), (cancelled)

A limited edition of 5 prints has been printed posthumously by David Maes on GUARRO Superalfa paper (250 g/m²) 

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This  Ex-Libris design is likely to have been made for the incoming Prime Minister Ramsay Mac Donald.Austin.  The original copper plate for this print is in the collection of The Wolfsonian Museum, Miami.

Austin also acted as an advisor on the design of banknotes to the Bank of England between 1956 and 1961 and designed the ten shillings and one pound notes issued in the early 1960s.

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