Dear Miss Rosenstengel:
Letters of a convent-educated artist

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‘Art Reference Library,’ The Courier Mail, 18 September 1936.

‘Frustrated Youth go South,’ The Courier Mail, 14 June 1948.

‘Art Education for State,’ The Courier Mail, 1 February 1935

‘Art Education Problem,’ Queensland Times, 24 October 1939.

‘Art Encouragement,’ Telegraph (Brisbane), October 9, 1942.

‘Provocative Modernism,’ Sunday Mail, 9 October 1939

Anderson, Anderson. ‘Barjai, Miya Studio and Young Brisbane Artists of the 1940s: Towards a Radical Practice,’ Honours Thesis, University of Queensland, 1987.

Byrne, Dianne. ‘Paula Rosenstengel,’ November 1999. Unpublished biographical note.

Cooke, Glenn. ‘Paula Rosenstengel,’ Design and Art Australia, 2008.

Hamilton, Judith. ‘A Provincial Art World: Brisbane between 1940 and 1970’ Journal of Language, Literature and Culture 61, no. 3 (2014).

Hamilton, Judith. ‘Creating a Scene: The Role of Artists’ Groups in the Development of Brisbane’s Art World, 1940-1970,’ PhD Thesis: University of Queensland, 2012.

Lahey, Vida. Art in Queensland. Brisbane: Jacaranda Press, 1959.

Maynard, Margaret. ‘The Founding of Early Art Societies in Brisbane, 1887-1916’ in Julia K Brown and Margaret Maynard, Fine Art Exhibitions in Brisbane, 1884-1916 Brisbane: Fryer Memorial Library, 1980

Quarm, Roger. ‘Claude Muncaster,’ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004,

Stewart, Meg. Far from a Still Life: Margaret Olley. Sydney: Random House, 2012

Paula Rosenstengel Papers, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.

My thanks to Mary Weaver of the All Hallows’ School Archive and Dianne Byrne of the State Library of Queensland for their assistance with this article.

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