2005, English, Sound, Interview, lecture, talk edition: Peter Rushforth interviewed by Martin Thomas [sound recording]. Rushforth, Peter, 1920-2015.

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Physical Description
  • 4 digital audio tapes (ca. 260 min.)
Published
  • 2005.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Peter Rushforth interviewed by Martin Thomas.
Creator
  • Rushforth, Peter, 1920-2015.
Other Creators
  • Thomas, Martin Edward. (Interviewer)
Published
  • 2005.
Medium
  • [sound recording]
Physical Description
  • 4 digital audio tapes (ca. 260 min.)
Subjects
Summary
  • This interview with Peter Rushforth covers his childhood in Sydney and Morpeth, NSW; family background; memories of the Depression; work as a typist at Fox Films; joining the army in 1940; war service in Darwin and Malaya; internment in Changi and work on the Burmese railway; return to Sydney in 1945; art studies in Melbourne; meeting his wife Bobby; establishing potteries in Sydney; the birth of daughters; teaching at the National Art School; visiting Japan in 1963 where he met and worked with master potters; philosophy of ceramics; techniques used in his potting; move to the Blue Mountains where now lives and works. The final tape is a recording of a lecture Peter Rushforth gave about his work in November 2005.
Notes
  • Recorded on Sept. 20, 2005 at Blackheath, N.S.W. and Nov. 12, 2005 at the Cudgerong Gallery, Gulgong, N.S.W.
  • Digital master available ; National Library of Australia ; nla.obj-209049248.
Numbering Note
  • Timed summary (10 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 74 leaves)
Access Conditions
  • Access open for research and personal copies, written permission is required for public use for 10 years from the date of the interview.
Language
  • English
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