Item 46 - Letters to Olive Pink from Julian Ashton

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Letters to Olive Pink from Julian Ashton


  • 1914-1942 (Creation)

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(1884 – 1975)

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Australian Dictionary of Biography

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1.Julian Ashton Jan 11 1914 –Reference written for Olive by Julian Ashton, Principal of the Sydney Art School, Queen Victoria Markets.
2. Julian Ashton to Olive 28 .2. 1923 –regarding using his name as a referee and the dropping of the Exhibition of Applied Art Work by the Society of Artists.
3. Julian Ashton to Olive 27.7.1924 in praise of her leather work and lamenting the difficulty of making a living through artwork.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections and the Olive Pink Estate”

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