Published to coincide with the exhibition, Defending the north combines art and social history as it examines the role played by, and impact on, Queensland during the Pacific war. Works by artists such as Sir William Dargie, Max Dupain, Donald Friend, Gwendolyn Grant, Nora Heysen and Frank Hinder are included, alongside a diverse range of photographs, posters, memorabilia and other items.
 
Foreword by John Hay, then Vice-Chancellor of UQ

Essays by:
Peter Spearritt, Research Professor, History, UQ
Michele Helmrich (then Coordinator Public Programs, UQ Art Museum) and Ross Searle, then Director, UQ Art Museum

ISBN 1864996145
Published by University of Queensland Art Museum with generous assistance from Castlemaine Perkins, 2005
20 pages
RRP $5.00 including gst

Exhibition

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Defending the north: Queensland in the Pacific war