Inside the Collection

On the seventh day of Christmas

my true love gave to me….seven swans a swimming.

Seven swans from the Powerhouse Museum Collection

From left to right:
90/58-1/32/3 Poster, ‘Australia’, black swan, colour lithograph on paper, designed by Douglas Annand for the Australian National Travel Association, Sydney, 1954, reprinted for the Australian Tourist Commission, Melbourne, 1972.
86/580 Belt, womens, leather / brass, maker unknown, St Tropez, France, worn by Wiska Listwan, Australia, c. 1970
86/4343 Tooth Collection: Ashtray, metal, “Swan Export Lager”
A2778-214 Jardiniere, swans on lily pond, earthenware, made by Royal Doulton, Burslem, England, 1902-1927
H3881 Lace length, `Potten Kant’ border, bobbin made, linen, Antwerp/Flanders, early 18th century
2002/58/5-46 Toy farm swan, painted lead, William Britain Ltd, England, 1930 – 1939

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