Biographical entry Lindsay, Ernest Daryl (1889 - 1976)


31 December 1889
Creswick, Victoria, Australia
25 December 1976
Mornington, Victoria, Australia
Artist, Gallery Director, Writer and Writer of Inscription


Ernest Daryl Lindsay was an artist and gallery director. Born in Creswick, Victoria, Daryl (as he was known) was a member of the Lindsay family of artists and writers. A friend of Robert Menzies and a member of the Melbourne Savage Club, Lindsay was the director of the National Gallery of Victoria from 1941 to 1956. He died in 1976.


'Mr Menzies Meets Plan Committee.'. Canberra Times, 12 September 1959, 2. Accessed 24 December 2013.

Smith, Bernard. Lindsay, Sir Ernest Daryl (1889-1976), Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Published in hard copy 1986, accessed online 4 July 2013.

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    Daryl Lindsay was a member of the National Capital Planning Committee.