1. List: FINLAY, Ernest Percival. (1876-1942)
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    In 1914 in the press the Finlay brothers were working together in Moreland. This was the family home address ..... FINLAY.—On the 1st November, at her mother's residence, 11 Florence street, Moreland, Annie, the eldest daughter of Rachel and the late William Finlay. These days 11 Florence St, Brunswick VIC 3056.

    Elfreda Elsie Irene Finlay was the wife of Ernest Percival Finlay. They married in January,1915. They divorced in 1936-7 : Ernest Percival Finlay v Elfreda Elsie Irene Finlay (formerly Durham)(1895-1975)

    Ernest’s brother Alan Patrick Finlay was also a potter of note. Ernest Finlay is known for his Barbotine style wares …. as well as his glaze skills.

    After studying with artist, J. S. Watkins in Sydney, Ernest spent a year in Melbourne at his brother’s pottery. NB :Watkins, J. S. (John Samuel), 1866-1942

    In July 1908 a prize was awarded to "Mrs. A. SWANSON, 94 Moreland-road, E. Brunswick, Melbourne, Vic.". She had written a verse to a Limerick competition in the Melbourne Age.

    It is thought he toured Japan in 1914 when he may have developed his interest in Japanese pottery. However from an article in The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) of Thursday 16 Apr 1914 Page 13 we learn that the two brothers were working together part time in the pottery at "their studio in Florence street Moreland".
    If Ernest had been to Japan it would have been prior to that date in April 1914. Also mentioned in the article was the fact that "Ernest Finlay is a commercial traveller".That suggests that he had found full-time work in Melbourne at that date.

    Certainly in April 1914 he was in Melbourne working with his brother :

    An article in The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) of Thursday 16 Apr 1914 Page 13 gives us a huge amount of detail about the brothers' work at that time:
    "ART POTTERY STUDIO.
    A MELBOURNE ENTERPRISE.
    Considerable attention is being attracted to the art pottery work which is being quietly accomplished by two brothers, Alan and Ernest Finlay at their studio in Florence street Moreland. Some of their work has already been seen in the city, and articles have been shown at the Arts and Crafts Society’s exhibitions. Over 100 examples, the result of several months work will be exhibited in the Centreway during the coming week and the results of the experiments of these potters in Barbotine, Intarsio, and Underglaze are likely to prove highly interesting.
    The story of the development of this work by the Finlay Brothers is interesting. As a young student at the Bendigo School of Mines, in 1902 Alan Finlay the younger brother, was attracted to the work of the potteries carried on in that district through his acquaintance with Mr. George Guthrie of Epsom. After qualifying as a metallurgist, he commenced work in the laboratory of the Mines department and was engaged, under the direction of Mr Bayly, in a research on the properties of Victorian clays This increased Mr. Finlay's interest in pottery and he set himself to acquire a mastery of the craft. By this lime his glazes were recognised by experts as possessing distinctive artistic qualities, and for some years his work was a feature at the exhibition of the Arts and Crafts Society. Some years later, Alan Finlay was joined in his interesting experiments by his brother Ernest whose readiness with the brush enabled him too rapidly acquire the difficult technique of underglaze decoration. Coming from the studio of Mr. J. S. Watkins, of Sydney, Ernest Finlay made several sketching tours through Queensland, and New South Wales with a view to applying the Australian atmosphere to pottery decoration. All the work of the erection of the pottery, a muffle kiln and the necessary accessories has been accomplished in the "spare" time of these enterprising young men for Ernest Finlay is a commercial traveller, and Alan Finlay is employed in the Victorian Railways department. The clay with which the potters carry out their work is dug from a paddock near their home at Moreland, though in the words of the Finlays, "any clay from anywhere is fairly sure to be right for this work." 'Some examples of vases have been purchased and taken to England by connoisseurs and the specimens attracted considerable attention there and have been praised as excellent productions. No piece of ceramic work, in a strict sense has value unless it is "thrown" or shaped upon the potter's wheel whence it comes its distinctive character and its beauty of form and design It is only by this process that the full advantage of the chief attribute of the clay, its wonderful plasticity can be taken advantage of. When used with restraint, however, the "coulage' or casting method may he utilised to produce much fine work. The danger in the employment of the "coulage" method is the tendency to an abuse of its facility.
    Both these methods are employed at the Finlay pottery, and a notable feature of the work of these brothers is the variety of shapes, colour, texture, and decoration attained in the comparatively little time which they have been able to devote to the work.
    Quite a considerable range of ceramic venture appears to have been attempted, with not a little success. There are brilliant clear glazes, matt glazes which perfectly opaque and of a smooth, velvety texture, transmutation effects, which baffle a determination of their actual colour, while in the faience a number of interesting styles has been developed. Some effective landscape work in Barbotine has been achieved, and one or two clever examples of Intarsio have been completed. For the designs of the Finlay pottery products Australian motives are exclusively elaborated. The Finlays recognise that Australia has no art pottery traditions to respect or observe in which fact lies their best hope for success, They have made no attempt to borrow from East or West but have drawn their inspiration for design from our native fauna and flora. This desire to accomplish their work entirely upon their own wheel is commendable, and in the avoidance of a slavish imitation of older, and possibly less untrammelled schools, they have undoubtedly struck a high road for success in their enterprise."

    NB. "Alan and Ernest Finlay at their studio in Florence street Moreland"
    "100 examples, the result of several months work will be exhibited in the Centreway during the coming week"
    "in 1902 Alan Finlay the younger brother, was attracted to the work of the potteries carried on in that district through his acquaintance with Mr. George Guthrie of Epsom"
    "After qualifying as a metallurgist, he commenced work in the laboratory of the Mines department and was engaged, under the direction of Mr Bayly, in a research on the properties of Victorian clays."
    "Coming from the studio of Mr. J. S. Watkins, of Sydney, Ernest Finlay"
    "Ernest Finlay is a commercial traveller"
    Alan Finlay is employed in the Victorian Railways department."

    After the completion of this exhibition there was a summary in the press. Arthur Streeton was impressed. The pieces evoking the Australian landscape were said to have been well received and sold well.....:"The extremely interesting display in the Centreway of Australian pottery, made by the Messrs. Finlay will be brought to a close today. The exhibition has been visited by a large number of people during the past fortnight, and the artistic merit of the articles on view has been highly commended by Mr. Arthur Streeton, as well as by other artists. Many of the pieces have been sold, especially those which indicate the subtle mystery of Australian open-air subjects. It is in this direction that the Messrs. Finlay their expert craftsmanship." (The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.) Friday 1 May 1914)

    Luckily there is a full page of photos of the pieces from that exhibition here: (https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/page/8545186)


    In the Mildura Telegraph and Darling and Lower Murray Advocate of Fri 15 May 1914 Page 7 entitled MELBOURNE LETTER we read : "It is interesting to turn from the examples of centuries-old masterpieces of pottery shown at the Government House exhibition to an example of Australian craftsmanship applied with fine effect to the most ancient of arts exhibited in a collection of pottery shown by Messrs. E. and A. Finlay, Collins Street. It was the development of the industry at Bendigo that first directed the attention of Mr. A. Finlay to pottery making, and afterwards, while engaged in the Mines department, he made tests of Victorian clays, and began to produce samples of glaze work, which attracted favorable notice at exhibitions of crafts. He was joined by his brother, an art student, who specialised in the application of distinctive Australian botanical and other features to pottery decoration, and the two set to work with clay obtained at Moreiand. The present exhibition consists of about 100 pieces, and thee high artistic merit of many of the underglazes. and the mastery shown in depicting Australian flora and fauna, have excited very favorable comment. The Messrs. Finlay are not professional potterv makers, but follow the art in time which they are able to spare while earning their livelihood in other capacities."

    In an article in The Mildura Cultivator of Sat 8 Jul 1916 we have reference to the work of the Finlay brothers (misspelt), Harold Swanson and the emerging figure of Merric Boyd : "Social Letter. MY DEAR MR. EDITOR, Last week I told you about the Australian Weaving Company, now I am going to tell you something about Australian pottery. It has been made in Melbourne off and on for some time by the Finley (sic) Bros., Mr Harold Swanson and Mr Merric Boyd. These artists have exhibited their pottery—which is acknowledged to be clever and artistic—at different times, but Mr Boyd is the only one who has worked at it continuously. A visit to his home at Murrumbeena is full of interest. ......."

    Ernest was a skilful decorator experimenting with the application of glazes. His design motifs included native flora and fauna and aboriginal art.

    A love of Asian design no doubt inspired Ernest’s desire to see the Australian native lizard reach a similar design status to that achieved by the Dragon in Asian art.

    In January 1915 he married Elfreda Elsie Irene Finlay (formerly Durham)(1895-1975). In December the same year he entered a competition for a recruiting poster and gave his family home address : Ernest Finlay, 11 Florence-street, Moreland.

    In 1917 he took up design studies at Sydney Technical College.

    In October 1919 he exhibited five pos at the Society of Artists.

    In 1920 Ernest opened the Gika Gika Pottery in Rose Bay and exhibited with Society of Arts and Crafts of New South Wales from 1922 to 1926.I 've seen that he lived at Gika Gika in Dudley St Rose Bay in 1920. In those days there were only 7 properties along the northern side of Dudley St. I'm not sure if it was a large house or a block of flats. The other houses flats in the street were called Canberra, Glen Lomond, Rockleigh, Tarwin Yarronga & Craigleigh.

    Gika Gika Pottery, 99 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove

    GIKA GIKA - Pronunciation of the pottery GIKA GIKA.

    If it is pronounced with a soft 'g' it would be Jika Jika as a tribute to Billibellary (c. 1799–1846) a song maker and influential ngurungaeta of the Wurundjeri-willam clan during the early years of European settlement of Melbourne. He was known by various names including Billi-billeri, Billibellary, Jika Jika, Jacky Jacky and Jaga Jaga. He was an astute and diplomatic leader, described as powerfully built with an influence and reputation that extended well beyond his clan.

    My reasoning is based on the notion that Ernest P. Finlay "had 'a self imposed mission' to embody motifs which would be 'purely national and uniquely Australian',seeking inspiration from Aboriginal art as well as using native flora and fauna" .... according to Art in Australia ( p 162 of Australian Art Pottery 1900-1950).

    Wife Elfreda Elsie Irene Durham married Ernest P. Finlay in Sydney in 1915. They divorced in February, 1937. Elfreda Finlay kept the Finlay name until her death I think. She too was an artist .... watercolours in the main by what I've seen on the net.

    Dated 1915 .... the year of her marriage to Ernest P Finlay. In Australian Art Pottery 1900-1950 Gregory Hill shows a pot from the same year on page 165 with a similar 'barbotine' technique by Ernest P. from 1915 too ! Both are Australian landscaped dominated by a gum tree. But am I seeing references to later Sydney pieces at Newtown ????

    ART IN AUSTRALIA - 1921
    ERNEST FINLAY
    By R. A. Fox, M.D.
    "THOUGH the purport of this article is the art of Ernest Finlay, a pioneer art potter, the temptation to talk about the potter himself, if only as a proper setting for his art, is too strong to resist. Years of wandering about this huge Continent earning his living with no settled home, or even a vestige of a kiln of his own; himself and nature perforce his only art teachers, except for chance brief spells in an art class; years of sketching, reading, working in his scanty leisure, or under journeying difficulties, have merely seemed to intensify his love of art, and his unbeaten determination to create pottery of beauty. He is his own kiln-builder, designer and decorator. He loads and fires his kilns, mixes his glazes, mines, refines, and washes his clay, works his own home-made potter’s wheel, and casts, builds up or moulds his own pot-bodies. To realise what
    this means, it would be necessary to follow his example, and duplicate his experiences. Ernest Finlay has a self-imposed mission to embody motifs which shall be purely national and uniquely Australian. To this end he seeks inspiration from native art, selecting carvings from blackfellow’s shields, boomerangs, etc., besides using the waratah and lizard shapes. He has tested the suitability of the Jew lizard for this end on several pots with success. One of his goals is the elevation of the lizard shape in our national art to the same distinction and mystery as that enjoyed by the fearsome Chinese or Japanese Dragon. Ernest Finlay has not rested satisfied with one form only of expression in clay. The wheel, the mould, casting and building up, have all been pressed into his service; and he has worked with success in stoneware, which involves a temperature in the kiln half way between “earthenware and porcelain heat,” and is therefore a much more formidable proposition for a small home-made kiln. It is delightful to look through his sketches for pot decoration. One realises the obstacle of having to design for curved surfaces. Ernest Finlay has worked attractively in most of the methods of pot decoration, and is now specialising in the Barbotine and the Intarsia or inlaid processes. In his hands, both are charming, and very desirable; in the latter process he has actually decorated pieces with landscape in tone, closely approximating to water-colour."

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  1. PICTURES AND POTTERY
    Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1930) Sunday 2 July 1922 p 4 Article
    Abstract: There is a dual appeal in the exhibition at Mr. Gayheld Shaw rooms, Callaghan House, 391 George-street, just now. Mr. Herbert Galop shows nice 379 words
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  2. Web page: LUSTRE
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    Vase with pastoral design of figures bathing

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  3. Web page: ELFREDA FINLAY
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    Wife Elfreda Elsie Irene Durham married Ernest P. Finlay in Sydney in 1915. They divorced in February, 1937. Elfreda Finlay kept the Finlay name until her death I think. She too was an artist .... watercolours in the main by what I've seen on the net.

    Dated 1915 .... the year of her marriage to Ernest P Finlay. In Australian Art Pottery 1900-1950 Gregory Hill shows a pot from the same year on page 165 with a similar 'barbotine' technique by Ernest P. from 1915 too ! Both are Australian landscaped dominated by a gum tree. But am I seeing references to later Sydney pieces at Newtown ????

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  4. Web page: GIKA GIKA
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    Pronunciation of the pottery GIKA GIKA. If it is pronounced Jika Jika is it as a tribute to Billibellary ??? Billibellary (c. 1799–1846) was a song maker and influential ngurungaeta of the Wurundjeri-willam clan during the early years of European settlement of Melbourne. He was known by various names including Billi-billeri, Billibellary, Jika Jika, Jacky Jacky and Jaga Jaga. He was an astute and diplomatic leader, described as powerfully built with an influence and reputation that extended well beyond his clan.

    My reasoning is based on the notion that Ernest P. Finlay "had 'a self imposed mission' to embody motifs which would be 'purely national and uniquely Australian',seeking inspiration from Aboriginal art as well as using native flora and fauna" .... according to Art in Australia ( p 162 of Australian Art Pottery 1900-1950).

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  5. Web page: GIKA GIKA and IKA IKA
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    The Powerhouse Museum one is in 'Australian Art Pottery 1900-1950' p. 163 with a Gika Gika description by Gregory Hill. But the Museum has not adjusted its description. No wonder there is confusion.

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  6. Web page: ALAN FINLAY
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    ERNEST AND ALAN

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  7. Web page: Signature
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    jug signed GIKA GIAKA & ERNEST FINLAY

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  8. Web page: INTARSIO VASE
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    Shapiros intarsio vase

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  9. Web page: TASMANIAN VASE
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    TASMANIAN DRAGON VASE

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  10. Web page: FINLAY
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    After studying with artist, J. S. Watkins in Sydney, Ernest spent a year in Melbourne at his brother’s pottery. It is thought he toured Japan in 1914 when he may have developed his interest in Japanese pottery. In 1917 he took up design studies at Sydney Technical College.
    Ernest was a skillful decorator experimenting with the application of glazes. His design motifs included native flora and fauna and aboriginal art. A love of Asian design no doubt inspired Ernest’s desire to see the Australian native lizard reach a similar design status to that achieved by the Dragon in Asian art.

    In 1920 Ernest opened the Gika Gika Pottery in Rose Bay and exhibited with Society of Arts and Crafts of New South Wales from 1922 to 1926.

    This wheelthrown, earthenware vase with its striking underglaze painting of an Australian dragon lizard, twisting around the body of the pot and suns dancing above its head, is a wonderful example of Ernest Finlay’s work.

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  11. Web page: address in Lane Cove
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    The piece was designed and entirely fashioned by me at the above studio [Gika Gika Pottery, 99 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove] and fired by me in the kiln at my plant. The body and glaze formulae, as well as the firing technique, are all my own devising, and exclusively used at my pottery' Letter from Finlay, 2 March 1933 [78/1933]

    've seen that he lived at Gika Gika in Dudley St Rose Bay in 1920. In those days there were only 7 properties along the northern side of Dudley St. I'm not sure if it was a large house of block of flats. The other houses flats in the street were called Canberra, Glen Lomond, Rockleigh, Tarwin Yarronga & Craigleigh.

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  12. Web page: EXHIBITION
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    PHOTO OF WARES

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  13. Web page: BENDIGO
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    HISTORY BEHIND FINLAY POTTERY

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  14. Web page: PORCELAIN
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    THE FIRST PORCELAIN IN AUSTRALIA

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  15. ART POTTERY Canberra Exhibition
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Thursday 12 June 1930 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Ernest Finlay, who is wellknown in the art world, as the creator of the beautiful "Gika Gika" pottery. is at present in Canberra with a 586 words
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  16. Australian Etchings
    Warwick Daily News (Qld. : 1919 -1954) Friday 21 November 1930 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Perhaps few people know of the very fine work being produced by Australian and New Zealand artists, Mr. Ernest Finlay, B.A., the official 227 words
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    Perhaps few people know of the very
    fine work being produced by Austra-
    lian and New Zealand artists, Mr.
    Ernest Finlay, B, A., - the. 'official re
    presentative, of the Australian Painter
    Etchers' Society, who is visiting War
    wick with a view to awakening inter-
    est in etching and art generally
    throughout Australia, has a charming
    collection of etchings, typical works of
    members of the society. An artist of
    great prominence, Mr. Finlay himself
    excels in etching, and as an artist-
    potter, has gained prominent recogni-
    tion. His samples of glaze work, with
    designs typical 'of Australia, inlaid in
    much the same way as marquetry ef-
    fects are achieved, are stated to be
    comparable to the 'Sung' musters of the
    early Chinese Empire. Mr. Norman
    Lindsay has recently incorporated in
    his collection two of Mr

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  17. PICTURES AND POTTERY.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 22 July 1922 p 35 Article
    Abstract: Mr. John Moore, a Sydney artist whose war services gives an added interest to his work, is showing about half a hundred water-colours, chalk-drawings ... 663 words
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    GIKA-GIKA

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  18. POTTERY ART GIKA GIKA PIECES
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Monday 6 December 1926 p 13 Article
    Abstract: Gika Gika pottery is fairly wellknown in Sydney by this time, but it is not so generally known that the maker of it, Mr. Ernest Finlay 191 words
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    POTTERY ART GIKA GIKA PIECES Gika Gika pottery is fairly well known in Sydney by this time, but it is not so generally known that the maker of it, Mr. Ernest Finlay, it regarded by experts as one of the most skilled and artistic men About 40 selected specimens of Mr. the Sydney Art Salon. Elizabeth street, be deceived into thinking it was the product of some well-known maker of One of the great beauties of the pieces is tbe deep transparent glaze secured, which gives them the appear- ance of old Chinese pottery. The flower bowls are very rich-looking, and excellent taste is displayed in the tint ing of the glazes. Many of the vases are dignified in form, refined in color, and exquisite in workmanship. There is one piece of porcelain, said to be only porcelain made in Australia. It is of excellent quality, and if Mr. Finlay can only make enough of it there is an opening for a big industry in this country. Several experts In ceramic art have expressed the opinion that Mr. Flnlay's work recalls the true spirit of the pottery of old Japan and China.

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  19. "GIXA GIKA" AUSTRALIAN POTTERY
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Wednesday 5 July 1922 p 8 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: These are a few of the beautiful examples of the work of Ernest Finlay, an Australian potter, who from Australian clay and glazes produces highly art ... 50 words
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  20. "GIKA GIKA" Australian Pottery GALLOP'S PAINTINGS
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Saturday 1 July 1922 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The potter's wheel is as important to Australia as the poet's pen or the painter's brush. The Giku Gika genuine Australian products of Ernest 299 words
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    "GIKA GIKA" Australian Pottery QALLOP'S_PAINT!NQS , The potter's wheel is as important to Australia as tho poet's pen or the painter's brush. The Giku Gika genu ine Australian products of Ernest I Fin lay's potter's wheel are a revola- ! tion in beauty and interest as well as the inauguration of a valuable Aus- inli.ir. industry. These beautiful ex- amples of pottery, shown at tlie Gay- field Sim w gallery, 29£ Ceorge-street, i are the work of a highly .--killed and artistic potter. 'The conventional de signs are really conventional, not m m imitu Lions of actual forms; yet tiicro is sufficient suggestion In these flow ing lines aiul buid colors instantly to mark these bowls and vases and tea pots and Jars as Australian. Tho clay is Australian, the , glazes are Aus tralian-made from Australian ma terials; and the loving tout h of tho artist gives each piece an individual ity. Art commands Its price whether it lie discovered In a vase or on a canvas; yet the urt-Iover will find here aomcLliins neoded to decorate a Fix this textroom at a convenient cost.

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  21. HANDICRAFTS EXHIBITION. MELBOURNE. LOCAL PRODUCTIONS. MERITS AND DEMERITS.
    Daily Post (Hobart, Tas. : 1908 - 1918) Tuesday 22 December 1908 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The kind word of his Excellency Sir Thomas Gibson-Carmfchael were a very great encouragement to the society which has just opened its doors 1710 words
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    LOCAL POTTERY There Is a case of pottery from Brunswick that may perhaps contain a germ of fine growth. A few years ago Brunswick did not aspire beyond drain pipes or now and then a flower pot; but there is hope that these days are over. "Doutta Galla ware*' Is plain, homely and honest. The pieces are gracefully formed, and they show signs that their color has exercised the minds of their makers. The potter's thumb has left Its mark. The potter's brains are undoubtedly active. Who knows what the result may be? The makers are enthusiastic young man. They are also modest. They speak of their work at present in deprecatory tones, and call their industry a "backyard Industry." There Is no harm in that; and if they win out In the end their honor will be so much the more. It is generally believed that the clays of Australia are second to none In the world. If it is true, then Doutta Galla ware may make a name for itself. It is still a long way behind the potteries of Lithgow, New South Wales; but with brains and enthusiasm and good designs it ought to go Fix this textforward. Let us hope it may.

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  22. Fifth Exhibition of Australian Manufactures and Products, promoted by the Metropolitan Committee of the Australian Natives' Association, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, February 1st to February 27th, 1909..
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    Fifth Exhibition of Australian Manufactures and Products, promoted by the Metropolitan Committee of the Australian Natives' Association, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, February 1st to February 27th, 1909..
  23. LADY NORTHCOTE AND BRUNSWICK POTTERY.
    The Coburg Leader (Vic. : 1890 - 1913) Saturday 8 August 1908 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Messrs Swanson and Finley, of the Lyndhurst Pottery, Mereland road, East Brunswick, who recently executed for her Excellency, Lady 172 words
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    August 1908 : LADY NORTHCOTE AND BRUNSWICK POTTERY. Messrs, Swanson and Finlay, of the Lyndhurst Pottery, Moreland- road, East Brunswick, who recently executed for her Excellency, Lady Northcote, an order for a quantity of art pottery specially designed by her Excellency; have received from her private secretary, Mr. H. Share, the following letter from her Excellency, prior to her departure: — "I am directed by her Excellency Lady Northcote to compliment you on the beautiful pottery that you have produced, and to especially congratulate you on the glazing of the several pieces received. Her Excellency is much pleased, to know that you have been able to produce such excellent specimens of pottery, and she much appreciates the thorough manner in which her order was carried out." The art pottery referred to included a number of jardinieres of various sizes and patterns, designed, by her Excellency, and executed in orange and green glazing. The firm in question has since been appointed pottery manufacturers to Fix this textthe Governor-General.

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  24. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 26 July 1919 p 13 Family Notices
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    MASON-BORSERINI-On the 24th May, at St. Augustine's Church of England, E. Brunswick, by the Rev. G. Crotty, Frederick Mason, son of the late Rupert and Caroline Mason, to Louisa Ellen, youngest daughter of the late L. G. Borserini and Mrs. J. A. Borserini, of 94 More- Fix this textland road, Brunswick.

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  25. Advertising
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Friday 31 July 1908 p 8 Advertising
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    Mrs. A. SWANSON, 94 Moreland-road, E. Brunswick, Melbourne, Vic.;

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  26. MEETING OF MANUFACTURERS. CHIEF INDUSTRIES OF NORTHERN SUBURBS REPRESENTED AT THE "TECH."
    Brunswick and Coburg Leader (Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Friday 22 September 1916 p 2 Article
    Abstract: At the invitation of the council of the Brunswick Technical School, the local manufacturers attended a meeting on Thursday evening, 14th inst. 869 words
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    Whilst special regard would be given to Pottey, other branches of the curriculum would not be neglected. Engineering, Woodworking, Chemistry.
    Art, and business, would be thoroughly taught. Over three hundred students were now regularly attending the institution during the day and evening.
    Mir Geo. Sweet, managing director of
    the Brunswick Brick, Tile and Pottery
    Works Ltd., described the methods
    adopted at British and American
    schools of pottery. His knowledge was
    at the disposal of the council. He
    advocated the thorough training of lads
    who could become experts within a few
    years if provision was made for chemical
    and craft study.
    Messrs Harold F. Swanson and Alan
    P. Finlay, art pottery manufacturers.
    in supporting Mr Sweet's proposals,
    offered their assistance in the fornmation
    of the Pottery School.
    The advisory committee for the
    present will consist of Messrs Geo. Sweet,
    J. Goold, H. F. Swanson and A. P.
    Finlay. Further representations would
    be procured. when employees would be
    asked to act with those already
    nominated.
    Mr Chas. Harding stated that plant
    for equipping a school of pottery was
    available in Melbourne. It was decided
    to procure this if possible.
    Mr John Pender (horseshoe and nail
    manfacturer) reviewed trade interests
    and recommended thorough engineering
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  27. A NOTEWORTHY DEVELOPMENT. FINLAY POTTERY.
    Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918, 1935) Saturday 6 June 1914 p 33 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Of late years the potter's craft has been made the object of close study by several of the most enterprising among our young artists. The Finlay Brot ... 355 words
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    A NOTEWORTHY DEVELOPMENT. FINLAY POTTERY.
    Of late years the potter's craft has been made the object of close study by several of the most enterprising among our young artists. The Finlay Brothers may be singled out as striking examples of men who have "made good" under somewhat adverse circumstances. Both have had to earn their living in directions quite opposed to craft work, and their studies in clay have had to be prosecuted solely in such spare time as they could contrive to get. The following are the different groups:
    The first picture represents--1. A stoneware
    vase by Ernest Finlay, with Barbotine decoration
    of kookaburra and a supporting design of gum
    trees. 2. A stone vase by Ernest Finlay, with
    intarsio, or inlaid decoration. 3. A porcelain
    vase, also with intarsic decoration, by the same
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  28. RECRUITING POSTERS.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wednesday 22 December 1915 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The State Parliamentary recruiting committee, assisted by Professor Baldwin Spencer and Mr. H. Green, Government Printing Office, were engaged on Tue ... 157 words
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    Dec. 1915 : Ernest Finlay, 11 Florence-street, Moreland

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  29. PAGEANT OP ANCIENT NATIONS.
    Punch (Melbourne, Vic. : 1900 - 1918; 1925) Thursday 30 April 1914 p 35 Article
    Abstract: Lady Stanley, accompanied by, two of her children, and attended by Captain Wilson, opened the Pageant, of the Ancient Nations (in aid of a women's co ... 1159 words
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    e. working exhibit of Australian art pottery by Messrs. Alan and Ernest Finlay, Mr. E. A

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  30. SOCIAL NOTES.
    Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918, 1935) Saturday 18 April 1914 p 51 Article
    Abstract: The Governor-General opened Parliament on Wednesday. His Excellency drove in State from Government House to Parliament House with an escort furnished ... 1322 words
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    A pretty .show, well worthy of dttention, is now in progress at the Besant Lodge, iwhere Mr. Ernest Finlay and Mr.. Alan Finlay are showing some particularly in teresting specimens. Not only are their jars made of local clay, but they are very cleverly denerated with Australian designs. The general finish of their work is excep tionally good, and bears witness to what may be done in the way of developing a very likely local industry.

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  31. STEAL PAINTINGS
    Daily News (Sydney, NSW : 1938 - 1940) Thursday 2 March 1939 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Eight landscape paintings and a number of etchings, valued at £150, the property of Ernest Percival Finlay, of Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove, were stolen ... 49 words
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    Address 1939 : STEAL PAINTINGS Eight landscape paintings and a number of etchings, valued at £150, the property of Ernest Percival Flnlay, of Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove, were stolen from an un attended car in West Circular Quay yester- day. The paintings were by Eric Langker, Tom Garrett and Sid Long.

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  32. IN DIVORCE. (Before the Judge in Divorce, Mr. Justice Boyce.) DECREES ABSOLUTE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 17 February 1937 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Decrees absolute were pronounced in the suits of Henry Clements Gascoigne v Rena Beryl Gascoigne, Mary Elizabeth Cooksey v Frederick Cooksey, Dorothy ... 244 words
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    Divorce 1937 : Ernest Percival Finlay v Elfreda Elsie Irene Finlay,

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  33. IN DIVORCE. (Before the Judge in Divorce, Mr. Justice Boyce.) BARR v BARR.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 3 September 1935 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Alice Catherine Barr (formerly Corbett-Booth) v Keith Barr. Marriage, June, 1926, at Sydney, Presbyterian rites. Issue, desertion. Part heard. Mr. St ... 630 words
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  34. "The Octoroon."
    The Coburg Leader (Vic. : 1890 - 1913) Saturday 10 October 1896 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The members of Holy Trinity Amateur Dramatic Club gave two performances of the four act drama entitled, "The Octoroon," on Friday and 760 words
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    as did also a the part of " Jules Thibodeux," by Mr. 1 A. Bush. " Callion," " Jackson" and " Clair- ] borne," were well taken by Messrs A. I Jones, H. C. Finlay and E. P. Finlay. I

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  35. MISSIONER FOR ART Ernest P. Finlay TO LECTURE IN ROCKHAMPTON
    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Thursday 12 November 1931 p 9 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Mr. Ernest P. Finlay has come to Rockhampton with a mission. He is a revivalist, but not in the religious sense. His revival is to be 248 words
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    Examples of the work of Australia's best etchers and painters are included in Mr. Finlay's collection. Notable among these are three etchings by Syd- ney Long, A.R.A., whose workB hang tn the British Museum and the Royal Academy. Etchings hy Richard Walwork, j. Ear clay Godson, Thomas Friedensen, Her- bert R. Gallop, Sydney Smith, John Sir low, Cyril Dillon, Trevor Lloyd, and E. Warner, all of them well known in Australian and New Zealand art circles, will be exhibited during thc lectures. Mr. Finlay, an etcher of repute, is better known to tile Australian public as an artist potter. On three occasions his work has been illustrated in "Art in Australia. " After a short stay in Rockhampton, Mr. Finlay will be proceeding further north.

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  36. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 13 March 1937 p 16 Family Notices
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    ??? FINLAY-STURGESS. -March 6 by the Rev A Clark at the residence of E Langker Wollstone- craft Ernest P Finlay to Anne INancy) Sturgess

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  37. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 3 November 1928 p 13 Family Notices
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    FINLAY.—On the 1st November, at her mother's residence, 11 Florence street, Moreland, Annie, the eldest daughter of Rachel and the late Wil- liam Finlay. (Privately interred November 2, Coburg Cemetery.

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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 21 February 1931 p 13 Family Notices
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    FINLAY-On the 20th February, at her resi- dence, Leuchars, Florence street, Moreland, Rachel relict of the late William Finlay, loving mother of Annie (deceased), James, William, Amy (Mrs Simpson), Sylvia, Katharine, Alexander (deceased), Ernest, Herbert, and Alan, aged 81 years (Pri- vate interment.) (No flowers.)

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  39. Family Notices
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 21 February 1931 p 5 Family Notices
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    FINLAY.—On the 20th February, at her residence, "Leuchars," Florence-street, Moreland, Rachel, relict of the late William Finlay, loving mother of Annie (deceased),

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  40. ART. POTTERY STUDIO. A MELBOURNE ENTERPRISE.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 16 April 1914 p 13 Article
    Abstract: Considerable attention is being attracted to the art pottery work which is being quietly accomplished by two brothers, Alan and Ernest Finlay, at the ... 839 words
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    ART POTTERY STUDIO. -+- A MELBOURNE ENTERPRISE. Considerable attention is being attracted to the art pottery work which is being quietly accomplished by two brothers, Alan and Ernest Finlay at their studio in Flor- ence street Moreland. Some of their work has already been seen in the city, and articles have been shown at the Arts and Cnfts Society’s exhibitions. Over 100 ex- maples, the result of several months work will be exhibited in the Centreway during the coming week and the results of the ex- periments of these potters in Barbotine, Intarsio, and Underglaze are likely to prove highly interesting. The story of the development of this work by the Finlay Brothers is interesting. As a young student at the BendigoSchool of Mints, in 1902 Alan Finlay the younger brother, was attracted to the work of the potteries carried on in that district through his acquaintance withMr. George Guthrie of Epsom. ASfter qualifying as a metal- lurgist, he commenced work in the labora- tory of the Mines department and was en- gaged, under the direction of Mr Bayly, in a research on the properties of Victorian clays This increassed Mr. Finlay's inte- rest in pottery and he set himself to acquire a mastery of the craft. By this lime his glazes were recognised by experts as pos- sessing distinstive artistic qualities, and for some years his work was a feature at the exhibition of the Arts and Crafts Society. Some years later, Alan Finlay was joined in his interesting experiments by his brother Ernest whose readiness with the brush en- abled him too rapidly acquire the difficult technique of underglaze decoration. Com- ing from the studio of Mr. J. S. Watkins, ol Sydney, ERnest Finlay made several sketching tours through Queensland, and New South Waless with a view to applying the Australian atmosphere to pottery deco- ration. All the work of the erection of the pottery, a muffle kiln and the neces- sary accessories has been accomplished in the "spare" time of these enterprising young m

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  41. GENERAL NEWS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 1 May 1914 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The extremely interesting display in the Centreway of Australian pottery, made by the Messrs. Finlay will be brought to a close to-day. The exhibitio ... 953 words
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    The extremely interesting display in the Centeway of Austraian pottery, made by the Messrs. Finlay will be brought to a close today. The exhibition has been visited by a large number of people during the past fortnight, and the artistic merit of the articles on view has been highly commended by Mr. Arthur Streeton, as well as by other artists. Many of the pieces have been sold, especially those which indicate the subtle mystery of Australian open-air subjects. It is in this direction that the Messrs. Finlay their expert craftsmanship.

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  43. ART MISSION MR. ERNEST FINLAY'S ARRIVAL.
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Friday 19 December 1930 p 15 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Ernest Finlay, who is the official representative of the Australian Palnters-Etchers Society, arrived in Brisbane yesterday to conduct a 182 words
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    ART' MISSION MR. ERNEST FIN LAY'S ARRIVAL. " MiC Ernest Finlay. who is the ofll- . dial representative of the Australian Painters-Etchers' Society, arrived in Brlsbano yesterdny to conduct a cam paign. which has boon inaugurated throughout' the Commonwealth ito' create a greater appreciation of art, and especially of tho work of Aus- . trnltan artists. ' Mr. Finlay said that very few people realised the good work that was being done by Australian and New Zealand artists. Mr. Finlay himself Is - . an. etcher, having been a student ' under Mr. Sydney Long, but it is as an art-potter than ho has gained re cognition throughout Australia. He has brought samples of tho best work of Australians with him. These In clude work's by Sydnoy Long, A.R.E., Henry Van Raaltl, A.R.E., Hubert R. Gallop, Sydney Ure Smith, and Bruce Robertson. Mr. Finlay will lecture In private homes, and will give addresses to school children, If the opportunity presents Itself. Yesterday lie called upon tlio Premier (Mr. A. E. Moore), who expressed groat sympathy with the objects of his mission.

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  44. HAND-MADE POTTERY. MR. ERNEST FINLAY'S WORK
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 13 October 1933 p 6 Article
    Abstract: An exhibition of pottery made by Mr. Ernest Finlay at his kiln at Lane Cove was opened yesterday at Anthony Hordern's art gallery. Mr. Finlay is a co ... 340 words
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    HAND-MADE POTTERY. MR. ERNEST FINLAY'S WORK An exhibition of pottery made by Mr. Ernest Finlay at his kiln at Lane Cove was opened yesterday at Anthony Hordern's art gallery. Mr. Finlay Is a competent and experienced craftsman. The fact that the pottery is hand-made need not, in this Instance, be used as an excuse for clumsy work. The modelling Is always firm and precise, and the ware, where It is unglazed, can be seen to be hard and fine-grained. Most of the pieces have been turned on the wheel, though a few tall square jars have been built without the wheel's aid. Most of the pieces are decorated purely with colour, though In several Jugs and some flat dishes simple and reserved linear designs have been used. Mr. Finlay leans towards subdued blues and greens flecked with rose or with darker speckles of the colour that forms the background. In one large vase he has achieved a lovely, cool, olive green, and elsewhere a pleasing pearly quality has been obtained. In one Jug that particularly at- tracts attention the outside surface Is prac- tically free of glaze, and the light brown sur- face carries an incised design based on the flannel flower and coloured with a delicate light blue. The pieces include jugs, vases, dishes, bowls, and tea caddies of Chinese design. The exhibition was opened yesterday by Mr. Charles F. Laseron, who said that Mr. Finlay was one of the few genuine potters in Australia. The way of such a pioneer was hard, because, working In a new coun- try, he was isolated from the accumulated experience of the centuries during which pot- ters had been working In the old world. In pottery, success could come only as a result of long experience. However much care was taken, the vagaries of the furnace might al- ways produce unexpected results. The acci- dental beauties that the potter could obtain were well illustrated here and there In Mr. Finlay's exhibition. The pottery will be on view for a fort- night. _

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  45. ARTS AND CRAFTS MEMBERS ENTERTAIN.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 10 November 1926 p 6 Article
    Abstract: An opportunity of viewing the annual exhibition of the Society of Arts and Crafts was given to the guests at the conversazione hold in the gallery at ... 268 words
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    Among those presont xvero Mrs. M. P. Par- sons, Mr. Ernest Finlay, Miss Bamborgor, Fix this textMiss HlrBt, Miss Lorio Beck, Miss L. Dlgh

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  46. NEAR AND FAR.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 16 June 1921 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Her Excellency Lady Forster will preside at a meeting in the King's Hall on June 21, at 3.30, when a women's committee will be appointed to assist in ... 395 words
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    Mr. Ernest Finlay will lecture on "Pottery and its Decoration," In the club rooms of I he Women Fainter'» Sorloty, Queen Vlctoritt bulldlngs, to-night. The loeture Is opon to tho Fix this textpublic.

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  47. ARTS AND CRAFTS. ANNUAL EXHEBITION.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 6 October 1922 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The annual exhibition of the Society or Arts and Crafts of New South Wales will be opened by the Governor. Sir Walter Davidson, In the art gallery of ... 894 words
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    Ernest Finlay's exhibits, notably his bowls of crimson and dove-grey, green with modelled hand, Fix this textand rose with lyre bird, are all well executed.

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  48. SOCIETY OF ARTISTS INTERESTING SHOW "MODERN" BAD DRAWING
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Wednesday 8 September 1926 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The artistic event of the year, the exhibition of the Society of Artists, will not be opened by formal speeches on Friday at the Education 757 words
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    Some good sculpture by Daphne Mayo, artistic jewellery by Rhoda Wager, blndlngH by Wal Taylor, and vases by Ernest Finlay complete a very varied exhibition, and ono which well maintains tho standard expected of-thls society, ,

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  49. SOCIAL GOSSIP
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Sunday 12 June 1921 p 14 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Lady Fo rater will pay a visit to Havilah Church of England Homes at Wahroonga on Wednesday, at 3 p.m., for the garden fete promoted to 2048 words
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    Those interested in pottery and its decoration will want to hear the lec ture which Mr. Ernest FInlay is to give at tlln l'nfttn aP fb. - r ... . .vw.i ouuiiiiy OL \> u- men Puinters, Queen Victoria Markets, at S p.m., on Thursday. The club will hold a ouchro party on Tuesday after noon, at 2 p.m., at the club room. Tables may be secured by 'phoning Fix this textCity 11285.

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  50. SOCIAL NEWS AND GOSSIP.
    The Catholic Press (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1942) Thursday 13 July 1922 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Secretaries of dances and social gatherings desiring the presence or a representative of the "Catholic Press," should forward tho necessary invitatio ... 3185 words
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    t the same exhibition Mr. Ernest Finlay is show ing some fine examples of his pottery; it is evident that he is an expert craftsman. His introduction of Australian flora and fauna on vases and float bowls is most aitistic. His best-glazed articles are a wheelcraft jar and a coral pink and green N teapet.

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  51. COMRADES' ADDRESSES.
    The Sydney Stock and Station Journal (NSW : 1896 - 1924) Tuesday 10 January 1911 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Several lots have come since last we met, and, knowing that you must be very eager for them, I'll give them before saying another word: 316 words
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    Elfreda Durham, -to Putlabai Chin oof Lange, Alexandra Girls' English Fix this textSchool, Fort, Bombay. India;

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  52. RESULT ("IN HOLLAND.)
    Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1930) Sunday 2 September 1906 p 9 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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    Highly comrrisnded : Chas. Fidler (New castle), Gordon Lacey, Keith . Johnson,; Gladys , Rigg, Frank Tucker, Elfreda E. Fix this textDurham,

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  53. OVERLAND MOTORISTS.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 25 August 1909 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Messrs. E. P. Finlay (Sydney) and F. W. Norris (Manchester) reached Brisbane last Friday after a noteworthy motor trip from Newcastle. Good roads wer ... 235 words
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  54. POTTER'S ART Possibilities for Australia
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Sunday 24 November 1918 p 5 Article
    Abstract: "The art of pottery, like every other art, can raise life to a purer level." This was the contention put forward by Mr. E. P. Finlay in an address 252 words
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    POTTER'S ART Possibilities for Australia "The art of pottery, like every other art, can raise life to a purer level." This was the contention put forward by Mr. E. P. Flnlay in an address de- uvuicu uuiuro Lilts luuuauiui tswiiuu ui the Royal Society on the subject of "The Art of tho Potter." Ho considered that tho potters art should bo practised to a greater extent Lin Australia, where tho men and most of tho materials were to he found. Den mark, he said, imported every item in its list of materials, and yet the Royal Copenhagen porcelain stood higher to day than any other. The lecturer explained tho . various kinds of raw material required for high-class pottery — china clays, hall clays, Cornwall stone, felspar, flint, quarts, calcined bones and whiting. He then went on to describe the processes of mixing, squeezing, and- reduction to a plastic mass. A practical demonstration of throw ing shapes on the wheel was given by the lecturer. Then Mr. Flnlay explained the me thods of constructing, loading, and fir ing tho kiln, and the burning of the biscuit waro. The glazing of . the shapes was described in detail, and the various methods used in applying the designs to pieces of decorated ware wore explained.' To Illustrate these processes speci mens of barbotine and intarsio vases, designed and fashioned by Mr. Flnlay, were exhibited. Antique and modern pieces of pottery to illustrate tho vari ous periods of the potter's art were shown and explained.

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  55. SOCIETY OF ARTISTS HIGH STANDARD OF WORK
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Thursday 2 October 1919 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The committee of the Society of Artists has been very severe this year. It has hung on the walls of the Education Department's Gallery in 766 words
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    Mr. E. Finlay, Miss Mildred Lovett, and Mr. Howard Ashton (ceramics).

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  56. Family Notices
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 29 August 1903 p 59 Family Notices
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    marriage of sister Amy : SIMPSON—FINLAY.--On the 19th August, at Newport, South Wales, England, William Boyd Simpson, only son of James Simpson, of Newport, to Amy, second daughter of William Finlay, of Brougham-street, Bendigo, late of Coburg. (By cable.)

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  57. Family Notices
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 22 August 1903 p 5 Family Notices
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  58. ABOUT PEOPLE Silhouettes from Many Centres
    The Sunday Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1903 - 1910) Sunday 13 January 1907 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Mr. T. Playford intends to leave Adelaide in April for the purpose of paying a visit to Japan. He will be accompanied, as far as Palmerston by Mra Pl ... 838 words
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    ???Amy Simpson, an Australian soprano, gave a recital in Steinway Hall, London, tost month, and achieved a great success. She showed herself the possessor olt a beautiful voice, with that rich -tone that seems to be long to Australian singers, and is too often lacking among German and Italian eokidsts. Mi3S Simpson's programme was very varied, for it consisted of selections from cantatas Fix this textand operas and some songs.

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  59. CROTCHETS AND QUAVERS. Music of the Week. What rage for Fame attends both great and small Better be damned than mentioned not at all.
    The Sunday Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1903 - 1910) Sunday 2 October 1910 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The Besses o' th' Barn Bund has been delighting large audiences in the Town Hall during the week. Yesterday it gave two performances on the Cricket G ... 541 words
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    Madame Amy Simpson, a Sydney soprano, who left for Loudon some years ago, was one of the principals at the Fix this textgreat Gloucester Fcslivul last month.

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  60. Advertising
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 8 June 1942 p 2 Advertising
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    NOTICE ia hereby given that after expiration of fourteen days from the publi- cation hereof application will be made to the Supreme Court of the State of Victoria in its Probate Jurisdiction that LETTERS of ADMINISTRATION of the estate of BEATRIX FINLAY late of 78 Balcombe rood, Black Rock In the said State, married woman deceased may be granted to Alan Patrick Finlay of 78 Balcombe road Black Rock aforesaid chemist, the husband of the said deceoaed

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  61. Landscape and etchings by Herbert R. Gallop and Gika Gika pottery by Ernest Finlay : catalogue
    Gallop, Herbert, 1890-1958
    [ Book : 1920-1929 ]
    At State Library of NSW