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AUSTRALIAN PICTURE POSTCARDS continued...

Australian Picture Postcards continued...
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate in AU$'s
281 c imageABORIGINES: Group including Queensland 'Hair dressed in mourning' couple used 1914, 'Aboriginal Camp' and Rose Series Torres Strait islander with head-dress, South Australia real photo card picturing a group of children used 1908 and 'Natives Spearing Fish The Canoe made from the Bark of the Trees' used 1913, Victoria 'Lubras Camp, Maloga' used 1910, 'Wilmot Strahan in his Mia Mia, Warnambool' used 1907, 'Teaching the Young Idea how to Shoot, Coranderk Station' ("near Healesville" added in mss) showing elder & todler with spears & boomerangs used 1906, 'Natives of Lake Tyers, Gippsland' used 1905 plus Rose Series 'Lake Tyers' real photo views x6, Western Australia 'Before the Corrobboree' group with bodies painted used 1907 with 'KATANNING' cds and Trans-Australian Railway 'The Inma Dancers' unused, also VSM 'Greetings from the Antipodes' Nuttal artist series and NSW (King Billy), Victoria (mother & child) & Western Australia (man) displayed inside maps and similar Tasmania card with man smoking pipe used 1906 from Hobart, etc, plus a Rose (Philadelphia) chromo-litho card showing map of Australia and woman with boomerang wearing a red & white dress (both image & map show an ignorance of Australia & Aborigines) and c.1930s photograph of boy with spear & boomerang standing next to railway lines and another of group of aboriginal boys urinating on campfire (annotated "Woolnough" on back; minor bends), condition variable but quite a number are fine and a few very fine. (Qty 32) (Image1) Estimate AU$250

SOLD for AU$600.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
282 c imageADVERTISING: MacRobertson's Milk Chocolate group comprising 'We've been looking all around for you' x3 different two-part cards with various cartoon "heads" (including a skull) on the top card and "eyeballs" on the bottom card joined together to allow the eyeballs to roll inside the heads (one postally used 1907 from Canterbury, Vic) and 'Pretty Australian Children' x7 different with three postally used from Melbourne between 1905-09, condition a little variable but most are fine. (Qty 10)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

SOLD for AU$420.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
283 c imageADVERTISING: Wineries Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyards group including 'Loading Wine ... for export to Irvine & Co London Cellars' showing barrels & steam locomotive pulling train through the vineyard on face and bottles of claret, burgundy & brandy on address side, also 'The "Parramatta" ... christened with Irvine's Australian Wine' Melbourne Punch cartoon, 'Health Food and Hygiene Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1906' and 'Grand Prix, Franco-British Exhibition 1908' showing their trade booths (all unused), plus Springvale Vineyards, Watervale, S Australia (H Buring & Sobels) PPC used in 1906 to Hans Irvine's London representative with 'WATERVALE' squared circle but marked "Not known", then postcard-sized trade cards for Hans Irvine with map of Victoria & 1908 American Fleet Visit greetings on reverse (trimmed on one side) and for PB Burgoyne & Co x2, and finally what appears to be the original mockup artwork for a Hans Irvine trade card advertising 'Melbonia Red Burgundy', condition generally fine to very fine. (Qty 9)

Grade A/A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$250

SOLD for AU$625.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
284 c imageARTIST CARDS: Bulletin Newspaper satirical cards 'Benevolent Gentleman...' by AJ Fischer (very fine unused), 'A Prime Minister/...' by Dye and Brother Jones to Cannibal by Hop (both minor blemishes still fine unused), and 'Micky, that woman's changed the whole course of my life' by Norman Lindsay (fine used); also non-Bulletin 'Australian Natives: What ho! She Bumps' by Norman Lindsay (fine used). Fun group. (Qty 5)

Grade A/A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

SOLD for AU$125.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
285 c imageARTIST CARDS: Bulletin Newspaper cards by Hop x3, BE Minns or Amb Dyson featuring racist subjects, cannibals and fleshy missionaries, fine to very fine used. (Qty 5)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

SOLD for AU$160.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
286 c imageARTIST CARDS: May Gibbs Gumnut Babies 'We are the Gumnut Corps/...' & 'The Old Home's in the old place', both very fine unused, larger 'Christmas/Bell/Babies' & 'Flannel/Flower/Babies' both with plain backs (proofs?), and two whimsical Kookaburra sketches 'The Family is well' and 'I think of you by day and dream of you by night' again both with plain backs; plus Maisie Carte "By Gum!" Series #2 3 4 & 6 all very fine unused. (Qty 9)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$120

SOLD for AU$700.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
287 c imageARTIST CARDS: ST Gill 1850s paintings mostly of Melbourne & inner suburbs but also a few of Geelong Ballarat & Castlemaine, fine to very fine used (9) or unused (10). Very attractive cards. (Qty 19)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

SOLD for AU$230.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
288 c imageARTIST CARDS: Ida Rentoul Outhwaite fantasy cards featuring fairies, witches & nymphs, two with Australian motifs, the last two used in England otherwise unused. (Qty 8)

Grade A/A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$80

SOLD for AU$160.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
289 c imageARTIST CARDS: Douglas Pratt c.1930s pencil sketches of major landmarks etc in the capital cities, generally fine to very fine & mostly unused. Scarce. (Qty 32)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$120

SOLD for AU$190.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
290 c imageDISASTERS: Batch of flood cards from Victoria with Orbost, Nathalia, Seymour, Mooroopna, Tallangatta, Mildura & Burnley x4 etc, NSW with Tamworth, Maitland & Moree, and a few others, also 1906 'North Sydney Tornado - Ruins of Toomey's Cottage', 1907 Fire at Harrold Colton & Co, 1910 Rainbow Fire (six vignettes), 1925 Visit of the US Fleet to Melbourne with 4 vignettes of aftermath of a collapsed verandah, and New Zealand Union Bank of Australia destroyed by fire; half are real photo types, condition variable but a terrific group. (Qty 25) (Image1) Estimate AU$250

SOLD for AU$230.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
291 c imageHUMOUR: JS Pty Ltd Kangaroo Mother with Joey in Pouch series comprising the pair with speech bubbles '...no good hiding in the Baby's room', 'You nasty, mean little pickpocket' to a theiving Koala, '... Zipper has stuck again' and '... You can't have a radio set in your room' plus Joey asking '... Can I ask Spiny [echidna] here in for a cup of tea?' and '... I should have a front door key', possibly the complete 'set' unused, a couple with very minor blemishes. Attractive & funny too. (Qty 6)

Grade A/A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

SOLD for AU$105.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
292 c imageMILITARY: British Naval Ships of the Australian Station annotated selection of the various ships - many in New Zealand ports - & infrastructure, also a few stereo-cards & postcard of a Queensland gunboat on the Brisbane River, generally fine to very fine. Scarce group. (Qty 25) (Image1) Estimate AU$150

SOLD for AU$190.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
293 c imageMILITARY: World War I Gallipoli Campaign real photo card with Kodak back 'Dug-Outs at GALLIPOLI Dardenelles', unused.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

SOLD for AU$46.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
294 c imageMINING: Batch from all States, mostly gold mines & infrastructure but also copper, coal, zinc & opal, some local publishers plus artist cards by Tuck and for Mt Lyell Railway (Tas), condition variable but many are fine to very fine. (Qty 38) (Image1) Estimate AU$300

SOLD for AU$420.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
295 c imageRAILWAYS: Steam locomotives, trains & stations noted Qld Toowoomba 'Spring Bluff' & 'Sydney Mail', SA Clare, Glenelg, Mt Lofty x2 different, Tas Mount Lyell (mining), Vic Castlemaine, Echuca 'Murray Bridge', Flinders Street 'Southern Mail', Gembrook, Monbulk, South Yarra 'Train Passing Through Flood Waters', etc, plus Trams Victor Harbor 'Old Horse Tram', Hobart with 'Wolfes Schnapps' advertising, Ballarat, Bendigo, etc, mostly fine. (Qty 27) (Image1) Estimate AU$150

SOLD for AU$160.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
296 c imageSHIPPING: Group of almost all multi-coloured cards comprising Melbourne Steamship Line 'Duntroon'; McIlwraith, McEarcharn's Line 'Karoola' (b/w) & 'Katoomba'; AUSN 'Kanowna', 'Wodonga', 'Wyandra' & 'Wyreema'; also Robert Jolley cards of the 'Kanowna', 'Manuka', Wimmera' & 'Yongala'; plus Victoria 'Bay Excursion Steamers Ozone, Weeroona & Hygeia' blotter card and 'Loongana off Gellibrand Point, Williamstown' (used with stamp removed) & 'Ozone passing Pile Light, Port Phillip' (used 1907 with some aging marks on back); mostly unused and generally fine to very fine. (Qty 14)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

SOLD for AU$180.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
New South Wales
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate in AU$'s
297 c imageChromolithos with Undivided Backs, one produced in Germany has plate-burnishing around the edges & a small surface abrasion, otherwise fine to very fine unused (3) used or used under cover. Scarce & beautiful early cards. (Qty 5)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

SOLD for AU$75.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
298 c imageAGRICULTURE: Kerry (Sydney) mostly black & white rural & agricultural scenes selected for more interesting subjects/views, generally fine to very fine unused (3) or used. [Charles Kerry is widely regarded as the pre-eminent Australian photographer of his era. After taking over a bankrupt studio, he developed it - pardon the pun! - into Australia's largest photographic business] (Qty 11)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$80

SOLD for AU$60.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
299 c imagePOST OFFICES: Group of all-different including real photo types of Bowraville, Byron Bay, Dalton, Epping, Greta, Helensburgh, Hornsby, Lindfield, Louth, Mittagong, Moruya, Newtown, Petersham, Taralga and a terrific shot of the 'Wee Waa Record Flood 1910", other attractive cards including of Mungindi & Walgett both with the Mail Coach, some with bumped corners &/or bends but most are fine to very fine. A very desirable group. (Qty 39)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$350

SOLD for AU$625.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
300 c imageSCHOOLS: Group of all-different with emphasis on large country schools including at Armidale, Bathurst, Cook's Hill (Newcastle), Glen Innes, Mount Erin (Wagga), Mudgee, Orange etc, small country schools at Coolamon, Hillgrove, Muswellbrook & Rosewood, and private schools at Albury, Bathurst, Goulburn, Parramatta, Sacred Heart at Rose Bay (3), etc, many real photo types, a few knocked-about but most are fine to very fine. A very good lot. (Qty 39) (Image1) Estimate AU$250

SOLD for AU$200.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM

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