Photograph 7501977
Restoration of 40 paintings at St Patrick's Cathedral by Yugoslav migrants - An art restorer from Yugoslavia is giving new life to old masters in Melbourne. He is 46 year-old, Mr France Benko, a vegetarian and Yoga disciple, who migrated to Australia in 1956. Last month (May 1962), Mr Benko completed his biggest Australian job yet - the restoration of 40 paintings from St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne. The restoration took Mr Benko a year. Mr Benko puts the re-finishing touches to a religious painting by an old Italian master

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A12111, 1/1962/6/17
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