Sam Byrne. Folk Painter of The Silver City by Ross Moore

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25132 MOORE, Ross ;
SAM BYRNE. Folk Painter of The Silver City.
Viking Penguin Books,Melbourne,1985.

4to.pp.203. Many colour and black and white illustrations. Original red cloth boards,in pictorial dustwrapper. Very Good hardcover

Byrne chronicled the history of Broken Hill from c 1965 to his death in 1978. Byrne lived his life in the outback mining community of the Barrier Ranges and when he retired from his work in the mines, he set out to visually depict his memories and, in so doing, ended by chronicling the folk history of Broken Hill.

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