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Gayfield SHAW

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

Bookplate: An appreciation, George Robertson. (1930s)
Collection Title: Gayfield Shaw bookplates; An album assembled by Thelma Clune
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: albums, prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate; pencil additions Support: thin cream wove paper
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: rough proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Gayfield Shaw'. not dated. titled lower centre within image in black pencil, An Appreciation / GEORGE ROBERTSON / "He hath smote for us a pathway" '. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'First State / Rough Proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.0 h x 11.7 w cm sheet 21.5 h x 14.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.101.3.35
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Bookplate (ex libris)
Provenance:
  • Purchased from Thelma Clune, Sydney, by the Australian National Gallery, 12 April 1977.