Leviny, Dorothy (1881-1968)

Also known as
Leviny, Bertha Dorothy (1881-1968)
Field of activity
Artist; Designer; Painter; Glass & metal Artist / Designer
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1482320

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Enamel and metal worker,devoted a good part of her life to the various crafts that interested her. Lived in the Leviny home, Buda, outside Castlemaine, Victoria her entire life.

Bertha Dorothy Leviny, known more commonly as Dorothy Leviny, was was one of the ten children of Ernest Leviny, a notable Victorian silversmith, and his wife, Bertha. All of the Leviny daughters were known for their creative endeavours but Dorothy was the most creative and prolific. At the Bendigo Schools of Mines, she studied under Mr Arthur T Woodward, a great proponent of the Arts and Crafts movement and despite winning second prize in the Fine and Applied Arts and Photography section for Best Original Design for Wallpaper at the 1907 Australian Women’s Work exhibition, she is known primarily for her metal and enamel

Flourished

  • fl. c.1925 - c.1963

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Design and Art Australia Online

  • The Buda Collection
  • Women's Work Exhibition
  • Special Display of Helen L. Atkinson's 'First Australian Exhibition of Women's Work, 1907', poster reproduced by Buda, and works from the Dorothy Leviny collection
  • (see also) Woodward, Arthur Thomas
  • (see also) Ellis, Stanley
  • (see also) Leviny, Ernest
  • (see also) Leviny, Ernest
  • (see also) Leviny, Bertha
  • (see also) Beal, Annie Eliza
  • (see also) Leviny, Mary
  • (see also) Leviny, Kate
  • (see also) Leviny, Gertrude
  • (see also) Leviny, Hilda
  • (see also) Castlemaine Technical School, Castlemaine, Vic
  • (see also) Melbourne Technical College, Melbourne, Vic
  • (see also) Bendigo School of Mines, Bendigo, Vic

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  1. Leviny, Mary (1869-1939)
    Artist;
    ... Leviny, Dorothy ... Leviny, Ernest ... Eldest of the Leviny sisters of Buda House, Castlemaine, Victoria. The Leviny family was renowned ... for arts and crafts. Mary Florence Leviny (1869 -1939) was the eldest daughter of the well-known ...
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  2. Leviny, Ernõ (1818-1905)
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    ... Leviny, Dorothy ... Leviny, Bertha ... Ernõ (Ernest) Leviny was born at Szepes-Szombat (now Spisska Sobota of Slovakia) near the Tatra ... Leviny was born at Georgenberg, Hungary, in 1818 and trained as a silversmith and jeweller in ...
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  3. Leviny, Gertrude (1879-1969)
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    ... Leviny, Dorothy ... Making History: Hidden World of the Leviny Women ... Gertrude Olga Louise Leviny was born in 1879. She took art and wood-carving classes at the ... in 1969 aged 89. (Source: Culture Victoria, Goldfield Stories, The Leviny ...
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  1. PEKO MINES NO LIABILITY, at the expiration of twenty.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 21 April 1961 [Issue No.46] p 1190

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    ... Dorothy Duffy 17230 Frederick Ely 1025*3 Frank Everett 86128 Ivy Fee 56914 Elsie Fisher 29560/1 ■ Richard ... 43599/6OO Jack Laredo 65074 William Larking 23160 Edmund Legh 44101, 28090/1 Gertrude Leviny 57693 ... 279 words
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  2. DEPARTMENT OF MUNITIONS.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 8 April 1948 [Issue No.57] p 1862

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    ... , Sydney Percy Jones, Roy Arthur Leviny, Alan Martin, Frank Edward Stabb, Charles Clive Thorburn, Robert ... ), Grade 1 (£178-£226), Fourth Division—Lillian Dorothy Ffrost. Government Munitions Laboratories ... 989 words
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 22 September 1949 [Issue No.70] p 2813

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... Jones, Sydney Percy Leviny, Roy Arthur Martin, Alan Morris, Francis Gordon Stabb, Frank Edward Thorburn ... .. Vacant Coulson, Edward Alfred Ffrost, Lilian Dorothy Finlay, John • • Abbott, Alexander Donald Cargill ... 6185 words
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  1. [Dorothy Leviny : Art & Artist Files (Australia and New Zealand)]
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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 26 June 1945 p 8 Article
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