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Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1879 – Springwood, New South Wales, Australia 1969

  • England, Europe 1909-11

not titled [Sketches of boats]. (1910)
Collection Title: Sketchbook of mainly French scenes and people
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: cream wove paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed upper leftc., black pencil, '3L90/ 3.0/ 30/ -/ 60/ 60/ -/ 120.', upper leftc, black pencil, '33/ 33/ 30/ 90/ 60/ [illeg]' upper left edge, black pencil, 'Hupper leftproper', u.c. edge, black pencil, 'Length 120.6ft Ram additional 10ft/ 3ft between oars 30 oars./ [illeg] at water line 14 ft/ sides tumble [illeg...]/ Draught 708ft/ [illeg...]/ [illeg...]/ Lower oars put about 3 ft above water line. middle 4 1/2 7 1/2 10ft/ upper 5 1/2 length [illeg] 14ft/ leather bags [illeg...] 7ft dick [illeg] between rowers'.
Dimensions: leaf 26.9 h x 21.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1972
Accession No: NGA 72.303.16
  • Purchased by the C.A.A.B. (Commonwealth Art Advisory Board), through the National Trust of Australia (NSW), Sydney, 1972.