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Postcards, portraits of Vali Myers and postcards collected by Vali Myers

 File — Folder: PCPCA 236
Identifier(s): H2021.90/16-64

Scope and contents

Subjects include portraits of Vali Myers, views of Italy, Australia and India. Includes portraits of Vali Myers and Gianni Menichetti by Rudi Rappold (Vali and her Fox 1972 H2021.90/16-18), portrait of Vali by Anthony Caronia, artwork by Vali Myers 'Semiramis', Carol Beckwith's photographs of 'Vali at the Vali-Chelsea Hotel NYC 1989' and 'Il Porto Wildlife Oasis Positano Italy 1990', Vali kissing a chicken or rooster 1990 H2021.90/25-33, James Lauritz portraits of Vali Myers in the Fitzroy Gardens and close-ups H2021.90/35-40, 'Vali Myers Artist Dancer' oil portrait by John Druce H2021.90/43-44. Also postcards of Napoli Monastero di Santa Chiara, The Madonna, Pompei, Salerno, Edith Piaf, Jan Vermeer's The Girl with the Red Hat, Japanese ukiyo-e print, Victoria and Albert Museum print of Indian artwork, Ned Kelly, Aboriginal Australia Dancers from Bamyili Northern Territory, Arnhem Land, Southbank Melbourne, Koala, Amalfi Coast, Egyptian art from the Louvre. Postcard of Egyptian art is irregular size measuring 24.4 x 13.5 cm. Mostly blank on verso. Some duplicate postcards of artworks and portraits of Vali which were available for sale in her studio, Nicholas Building, Swanston Street Melbourne.


48 postcards : colour ; 13 x 18 cm or smaller

General note

Postcards are mostly dated from 1970s to ca. 2000.

  • Folder: PCPCA 236 (Graphic materials)

Repository details

Part of the Pictures Collection, State Library Victoria Repository

328 Swanston Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia
03 8664 7002