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Driftwood: Escape and survival through art, de Jong-Duldig, Eva

Author Name    de Jong-Duldig, Eva

Title   Driftwood: Escape and survival through art

Binding   Trade Paperback

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   North Melbourne Arcadia 2017

ISBN Number    1925588041 / 9781925588040

Seller ID   ID295280

MINT - a NEW copy. Card wraps. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 417 pages In 1938 sculptor Karl Duldig, his wife Slawa Horowitz-Duldig - inventor of the modern foldable umbrella - and their baby daughter Eva, left their home in Vienna for an uncertain future. They found a brief refuge in Singapore before arriving in Sydney on 25 September 1940. Spanning three continents and three generations, it poignantly captures both the loss that families encounter when they are dislocated by war and the challenges they face when adapting to a new way of life. This book offers an insight into the cultural life of Australia at a time of enormous change, politically and artistically and a profound lesson in the experience of emigration in the worst of circumstances.

Price = 48.00 AUD



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