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Gayfield SHAW

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1885 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1961

Bookplate: Mary Gilmore, her totem. March 1932
Collection Title: Gayfield Shaw bookplates; An album assembled by Thelma Clune
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin cream wove paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Gayfield Shaw'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.2 h x 7.5 w cm sheet 14.1 h x 12.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.101.3.15
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Bookplate (ex libris) Aboriginal Australians: Designs
Provenance:
  • Purchased from Thelma Clune, Sydney, by the Australian National Gallery, 12 April 1977.