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The Valley of Il Porto Wildlife Oasis, 2001 March 25-2002 June

 Item — Box: PCLTBOX/MYERS Box 21
Identifier(s): H2021.36

Scope and contents

Covers 25 March 2001 to June 2002 from Il Porto Italy, to Il Porto at end. Drawings inside front cover including of a Bunyip. Bruce Jacobs, the Dingo Man with gypsy p. 6, Gianni carrying supplies in the Valley 2000 p. 22, Winnie the tortoise, p. 39, Beware of the dog sign p. 40, Brumbies December 2001 near Castlemaine at Pat and Peter Fischer's p. 49, drawing of a woman with a dog dated April 2002 p. 54, photographs of Ruth Cullen p. 41 and Bobby Yarra p. 66, with Lui a Vesuvian Gypsy at the Madonna Dell'Arco p. 68, reading Moby Dick and Holy Ghost drawing "I go to Melville's Moby Dick once again-what an awesome book", following upon my Octopus-Holy Ghost drawing p. 69, and reference to Tennessee Williams play "Orpheus Descending" p. 69. Drawings throughout including Gianni and his hedgehog. On the inside back cover is a photograph of Vali with a donkey and dogs on the roadside at Il Porto. Includes loose items including a single page for a January 1998 diary entry, and copies of earlier photographs.


  • 2001 March 25-2002 June


  • Myers, Vali, 1930-2003 (Artist, Person)


1 item

General note

Titled from inside cover: The Valley of Il Porto Wildlife Oasis. Loose items in back of diary. Binding damaged and fragile.


  • Myers, Vali, 1930-2003 (Artist, Person)
  • Box: PCLTBOX/MYERS Box 21 (Graphic materials)

Repository details

Part of the Pictures Collection, State Library Victoria Repository

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Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia
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