Allen, Mary Cecil

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Allen, Cecil (1893-1962)
Allen, Mary Cecil (1893-1962)
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artist; writer; lecturer on art; 9002; Painter; 8102; Lecturer; Writer
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Mary Cecil Allen (1893-1962), artist, writer and lecturer on art, known in the United States of America as Cecil Allen, was born on 2 September 1893 in Melbourne, second daughter of Professor (Sir)...

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An accomplished artist and writer, Allen was also a prolific lecturer - she was the first lecturer to be employed by the National Gallery of Victoria and while living in New York she organised the city's first exhibition of Australian art which she also lectured about.

painter, writer and lecturer, was born in Melbourne on 2 September 1893, second daughter of Professor (Sir) Harry Brookes Allen and his wife Ada, née Mason. This entry is a stub. You can help DAAO by submitting a biography. ...

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  1. Exhibition of oil paintings by Mary Allen : held at the Fine Art Society's Gallery, 100 Exhibitions Street, Melbourne, 1st Sept. to 10th Sept. 1921
    Allen, Mary Cecil, 1893-1962
    [ Book : 1921 ]
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    At State Library of VIC
    Exhibition of oil paintings by Mary Allen : held at the Fine Art Society's Gallery, 100 Exhibitions Street, Melbourne, 1st Sept. to 10th Sept. 1921
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  2. Painters of the modern mind / by Mary-Cecil Allen
    Allen, Mary Cecil, 1893-1962
    [ Book : 1929 ]
    At 7 libraries
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  3. Melbourne / by Mary Cecil Allen
    Allen, Mary Cecil, 1893-1962
    [ Book, Microform : 1934 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  4. The mirror of the passing world / by M. Cecil Allen
    Allen, Mary Cecil, 1893-1962
    [ Book : 1928 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  5. Notes on Central Australia
    Allen, Mary Cecil
    Meanjin
    [ Article : 1950 ]
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  1. Allen, Mary Cecil
    [ Book ]
    At The Shaw Research
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on Mary Cecil Allen, artist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16)

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  3. The Mary Cecil Allen story
    Lloyd, Andrea
    Meanjin (Melbourne)
    [ Article : 1996 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.116)

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  4. Desert at our centre [Diary. Revisiting the Central Australian desert evoked by painter and writer Mary Cecil Allen in Meanjin's pages more than fifty years ago. Paper in: Indigenous Australia. Minter, Peter (ed.).]
    Brophy, Kevin
    Meanjin (Melbourne)
    [ Article : 2006 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.837)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.837)

  5. Pioneering cultural exchange: two international exhibitions 1931-1933, initiated by Mary Cecil Allen and Alleyne 'Clarice' Zander [Paper presented at the conference 'Australian Vernacular Modernities' (2006: Brisbane)]
    Chanin, Eileen
    Impact of the Modern: Vernacular Modernities in Australia 1870s-1960s
    [ Article : 2008 ]
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  1. Parker, Stanley (1908-)
    ... sophisticated time bomb. Mary Cecil Allen clad for cocktails, is let loose in local society”’ ...
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  2. Derham, Frances Alexander Mabel Letitia (1894-1987)
    ... her lifelong friends Ethel Spowers and Mary Cecil Allen . She took additional classes in sculpture and ...
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  3. Spowers, Ethel Louise (1890-1947)
    ... National Gallery School (1911-17); her contemporaries included Christian Waller (then Yandell), Mary Cecil ...
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  1. Cecil Adair
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    Created by aileth, 65 items.

    Critiques and synopses of the books of Cecil Adair (pseudonym of Evelyn Everett-Green)

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    Created by RMWilliams, 460 items.

    Descendants of:James THOMSON, born 6 February 1794/5, Arngask, Fife/Perth, Scotland, died 4 July 1863, at his residence, near Templers, near Gawler, SA, andCecilia (or Cecil) MATHIE (or MATH...

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    This list is simply to show that by the 1930s, in British and Australian newspapers or other media, Woolf's words were often being quoted by all sorts of people, for the furtherance of all sorts of ag...

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  1. Mary Cecil Allen (1893-1962) : expatriate Australian and apostle of art / Barbara George
    George, Barbara
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  2. [Mary Cecil Allen : Australian Art and Artists file]
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  3. Mary Cecil Allen
    Art Teachers Association of Victoria
    [ Book : 1962 ]
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  4. [Mary Cecil Allen : Australian Art and Artists file]
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  1. 7114 Keith and Mary Allen Papers
    Allen, Keith
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  3. Cecil B. DeMille Microfilm
    DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959
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  1. Website: emaj electronic Melbourne art journal
    www.melbourneartjournal.unimelb.edu.au
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  2. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
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  3. Website: Allen Consulting Group
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  1. The histories / Herodotus ; translated by Aubrey De Sélincourt ; revised with introduction and notes by John Marincola
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  1. Desert at our centre: Kevin Brophy revisits the marvels of the Central Australian desert evoked by painter and writer Mary Cecil Allen 1n Meanjin's pages more than fifty years ago
    Brophy, Kevin
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  2. (L-R): Cecil Gilbert, Wilbur Allen, Clifford Allen, Stephen Gregory, Stewart Allen and Marie Allen
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    (L-R): Cecil Gilbert, Wilbur Allen, Clifford Allen, Stephen Gregory, Stewart Allen and Marie Allen
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  4. The Metamorphoses of Ovid / Translated and with an introduction by Mary M. Innes
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    The Metamorphoses of Ovid / Translated and with an introduction by Mary M. Innes
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  2. The Aeneid / Virgil ; translated and with an introduction by David West
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  3. The rivals / [by] Richard Brinsley Sheridan ; edited by Elizabeth Duthie
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  4. The Aeneid / Virgil ; translated by Robert Fitzgerald
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  1. NOTABLE GATHERING AT "WINWICK" Miss Mary Cecil Allen and Budapest String Quartet Entertained
    Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic. : 1885 - 1939) Thursday 1 August 1935 p 31 Article
    ... NOTABLE GATHERING AT "WINWICK' Miss Mary Cecil Allen and Budapest String Quartet Entertained "WE ... welcome to the guest of the evening. Miss Mary > Cecil Allen. "We are proud of her, but \ we also love her ... 518 words
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  2. Afternoon Tea At Victoria League Miss Mary Cecil Allen Guest of Honor
    Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic. : 1885 - 1939) Thursday 15 August 1935 p 39 Article
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  3. AUSTRALIAN PICTURES FOR NEW YORK Miss Mary Cecil Allen's Latest Work
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