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May and Herbert Gibbs Collection

May and Herbert Gibbs Collection

In 1997, the City of South Perth acquired a collection 150 paintings and sketches by renowned artists May Gibbs and her father Herbert Gibbs.

 

The Gibbs family were long-time residents of Suburban Rd, now known as Mill Point Rd, and many of the works in the collection were produced in South Perth.


  • Postcards

    A collection of original and commercially printed postcards created by May and her father Herbert Gibbs.

  • Artwork

    A broad range of artwork produced by May and her father Herbert Gibbs, who lived in the South Perth area for 20 years and 40 years, respectively.

  • Letters

    A collection of 28 letters and correspondence between May Gibbs and friends donated to the City of South Perth by a family friend of the Gibbs family.


The City gratefully acknowledges a number of groups and individuals who have been involved in the acquisition and care of this collection. Read more.

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