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Recipients: Joseph Brown Fellowship

Joseph Brown fellows have researched Jewish philanthropist Eliezer Levi Montefiore, art patron WR Sedon and art critic Alan McCulloch AO.

Past recipients


Hugh Hudson researched the correspondence of Melbourne artist Eliezer Levi Montefiore, which includes letters from the future King Edward VII and King Leopold of Belgium.


Benjamin Thomas's research was for a manuscript, Acquired taste: WR Sedon and the shaping of Melbourne's commercial art patronage.


Rodney James researched letters to and from art critic Alan McCulloch AO. Rodney's research was used to write an illustrated manuscript, Letters to a critic: Alan McCulloch's world of art.