Plates (set of six), porcelain, Banjo Paterson designs by Bill Leak, Westminster Fine China, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1984-1985.
A collection of six plates honouring the work of A B "Banjo" Patterson, (1864-1941). Released as number 4 in a limited edition of 5000 sets by the Moliver Collection.
Painted fine china plates with painted illustrations and quoted text from a 'Banjo' Paterson poem on the uppermost side. The plates feature a gilded rim and printed information on the base.
(-1) "A Bush Christening";
(-2) "The Man from Snowy River";
(-3) "The Man from Iron Bark";
(-4) "The Road to Gundagai";
(-5) "Clancy of the Overflow";
(-6) "Mulga Bill's Bicycle".
Quotation from 'Banjo' Paterson's poem printed in black script on each plate (see parts). Details of commemorative plates on base, printed in brown. Each title is different according to the plate but the remaining text is the same.
"The Man from Snowy River/ The Verse of the 'Banjo' Paterson plate./ This is one of a Collector's Set of six plates/ honouring the work of A B 'Banjo' Paterson/ (1864-1941) and released/ in a limited edition of 50000 sets by/ The Moliver Collection/ Original painting by Bill Leak", beneath, tradmarks of the The Moliver Collection, The Moliver Banjo Paterson Collection, signature of Bill Leak, Trademark of Westminster Fine China, beneath, "Plate No. 0004/ (c) 1984 Retusa Pty. Ltd."