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Emma Minnie BOYD

Harkaway, Victoria, Australia 1858 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1936

  • England, Europe 1890-92

"It's my first offence yer honor. I 'opes you'll be lenient" 1876
Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of portraits, domestic scenes, streetscapes and landscapes
Page: Leaf 39 recto.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; ink; paper drawing in pen and ink and black pencil Support: thick white wove Whatman paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: ‘WHATMAN / 1873’ [partially on some sheets].

Primary Insc: Dated in black pencil, '8.4.76'. Inscribed in black pencil, 'Its my first offence yer honor I opes you'll be lenient' (sic).
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sheet 12.8 h x 18.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1970
Accession No: NGA 70.65.39
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.], from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, July 1970.