a preponderance of aboriginal blood (2005)
Judy Watson’s limited edition artist book containing 15 etchings by the artist has been republished as a 44 page hard-back artist book printed offset in an edition of 1000.
a preponderance of aboriginal blood (2019)
Included in the new publication are:
Reproductions of the 15 etchings from Watson’s 2005 limited edition artist book.
The 9 page 1897 Queensland Act of Parliament ‘The Aboriginal Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act’.
An 8 page essay ‘the wounds of the repressed’ by freelance writer and curator Michele Helmrich.
A foldout Queensland Timeline listing:
• a selection of white townships from the establishment of Brisbane in 1825 to the turn of the century.
• a selection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands missions and reserves established from 1838 to the closure of the last mission in 1987.
• some Acts and decisions impacting on Aboriginal peoples in Queensland 1825 to 1967.
Published in an edition of 1,000
100 of which include a limited edition etching
inspection tour (2020) signed by artist
28.5 x 20 cm (plate 20 x 13 cm)
numbered 1/80 to 80/80
+ 20 hors commerce numbered hc 1/20 to hc 20/20
inspection tour etching printed by Basil Hall Editions, Braidwood.
Printers Basil Hall and Rebecca Drew
Map: Inspection Tour of Aboriginal stations in North Queensland and Torres Strait by Hon. Home Secretary 1931
Courtesy of The University of Queensland Anthropology Museum
Australia $66 + $15.95 post and pack ($81.95)
Europe AUD110.00 inclusive postage
USA AUD109.00 inclusive postage
NZ AUD91.00 inclusive postage
Asia AUD100.00 inclusive postage
limited edition with etching
inspection tour, 2020 – two plate colour etching
Price until launch at State Library of Queensland (20th February)
Australia $275.00 + $ 15.95 post and pack ($290.95) – express postage ($293.95)
Europe AUD319.00 inclusive postage
USA AUD $318.00 inclusive postage
NZ AUD299.00 inclusive postage
Asia AUD309.00 inclusive postage
Where to order:
grahame galleries + editions
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QUT Art Museum
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Ikon Shop (Ikon Gallery)
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Northsite Contemporary Arts
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