Item #CL173-54 No. 6 – On The Peak Road. H D. Collison-Morley, Brit.
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No. 6 – On The Peak Road

1909. Colour lithograph, signed and dated in image lower right, text and title in lower margin, 24.6 x 46.4cm. Small stain to image centre right, slight crinkles overall, minor tears to margins.

Text reads “Litho. by South China Morning Post, Copyright.” Harold Duke Collison-Morley studied art at the Slade School (UK) and at Académie Julian in Paris. He began contributing drawings to the Graphic and Daily Graphic and other papers early in his career. Around 1899 he went to Australia, where he joined the Queensland Imperial Bushmen during the Boer War, and obtained a commission in the Lancashire Fusiliers, receiving the Queen’s Medal. In 1909 he went to Hong Kong for a year. While there he worked for the South China Morning Post and produced a series of six humorous illustrations of life in Hong Kong. Ref: Lancashire Fusiliers Annual 1914-15, Buckhamshire Members Organisation.

Item #CL173-54

Price (AUD): $1,450.00  other currencies

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