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Mitchell & Mitchell : a father & son arts legacy

documentary heritage
  • Other Name

    Mitchell and Mitchell (Alternate title)

  • Description

    Leonard Cornwall Mitchell (1901-71) has been called the father of New Zealand graphic design ... For Mitchell's first son, Leonard Victor Mitchell (1925-80), art was a natural family fix. At age 31, he won the first Kelliher Art Award and painted one of New Zealand's most ambitious murals (Human Endeavour, installed in Lower Hutt's War Memorial Library) ... Only now, through privileged access to his own repatriated collection, can Mitchell's art be fully understood.

  • Place
  • Other Id

    ND1108.M45 ALS (Library of Congress Call Number)

    90228 (Cat ID)

    90052 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents

Catalogue

  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Mitchell & Mitchell : a father & son arts legacy
  • Other Name

    Mitchell and Mitchell (Alternate title)

  • Primary Maker
  • Contributor/Publisher
    Potton & Burton
  • Place
  • Date
    2018
  • Physical Description

    430 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm.

  • ISBN/ISSN
    9780947503871
  • Language
    English
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

    1 item in this collection. View all items.

  • Subject Category
  • Public Access Text

    [Keywords: Mitchell, Leonard Cornwall, 1901-1971; Mitchell, Leonard Victor, 1925-1980]

  • Collection Type
    Reading Room
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    19 Dec 2023

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