Australia 1837 – 1906



Australia commenced 1865 – 1889

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not titled [Illuminated address, presented to Mark Moss Esq. J.P., President of the Victorian Bowling Association]. 13 March 1886 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in oil paint (portrait); gouache and gold-leaf (coats of arms); watercolour view; address illuminated in colour inks Support: paper prepared with silver paint

Primary Insc: not signed by artist. inscribed lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Hamel and Ferguson'. Dated lower right in pen and black ink and gold, 'March 13th 1886'. inscribed upper centre in pen and black ink, watercolour and gold, 'To / Mark Moss Esq. J.P. / President of the Victorian Bowling Association'.
Dimensions: image 98.2 h x 65.2 w cm sheet (irregular) 99.6 h x 66.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.237
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, May 1978;
  • From the auction, 'Australian, New Zealand, British and European, Historical and Contemporary, Drawings and Paintings, Sculptures', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 24-26 May 1978, lot 772.