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Emma Minnie BOYD

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

  • England, Europe 1890-92

The Gallery of Crime: theft and murder [recto] (Flowering plant) [verso] 18 October 1878
Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of portraits, domestic scenes, streetscapes and landscapes
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink Support: thick white wove Whatman paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, ‘WHATMAN / 1873 [partially on some sheets]'.

Primary Insc: Recto not dated. Dated verso in pen and ink, 'Oct 18/1878'. Inscribed recto in black pencil, 'Gallower right of Crime', and under the 2 images in black pencil, 'Theft' and 'Murder' respectively.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sheet 12.8 h x 18.5 w cm sheet 18.5 h x 12.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1970
Accession No: NGA 70.65.42AB
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.], from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, July 1970.