Deposit N298 - John Dutruc-Moore collection

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John Dutruc-Moore collection


  • 1900s (Creation)

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(1909 - 1999)

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Dutruc-Moore, abstract artist, was born in Lancashire, England in 1909. He studied at Brighton Art School and became a member of the Melbourne Contemporary Art School. A former member of the Contemporary Art Society in Sydney, Dutruc-Moore exhibited in a number of the society's exhibitions. He then led a roving existence droving cattle, and settling at Narrabeen (Ingleside). He died in Cooktown, on 9 October 1999, aged 90 years.

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A hand-written volume titled An Anthology of Radical and Working Class Poems given by Mrs Angela ('Annie') Westbrook, a founder of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) in Western Australia, to John Dutruc-Moore. Volume includes poems, ballads, and songs.


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Entered from deposit description on 1 September 2011; revised by Phuong Dang in April 2016




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