The Annual Bulletin of the National Gallery of Victoria 1959 presents an introduction by Director Eric Westbrook, an extended essay about the recently acquired Livy manuscript and a text about the NGV’s outstanding collection of engravings and woodcuts by Albrecht Durer.

The following works are also profiled: Portrait of a man by Jacopo Bassano, The cabby by Wyndham Lewis, Three self-portraits by J. Bratby and a dish and posset pot of Staffordshire slipware.