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Enfield, England 1901 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1989

  • Australia from 1902
  • England, France 1922

not titled [bookplate design: silhouette, candle and books] (1935-40) Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; graphite; ink drawing in pen and ink and black pencil Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink 'S.M.C.'. not dated. not titled. inscribed upper left in pen and black ink 'W.F. Craig'. inscribed centre right in pen and black ink 'EX LIBRIS'. inscribed lower centre in pen and black ink 'A blessed companion is a book-/that fitly chosen is a/lifelong friend'.
Dimensions: image 24.6 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 30.0 h x 27.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of the artist 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.292
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Bookplate (ex libris)
  • With the artist until her death in 1989; bequest by the artist to the NGA, March 1990.