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Australia 1876 – 1958

His Book Rober Henderson Croll. c.1940
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: frnot pastedown
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: albums, drawings, crayon; graphite; paper drawing in black pencil and colour crayon Support: thin cream wove 'Croxley Ripple paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre, 'CROXLEY / RIPPLE'.

Primary Insc: inscribed in pencil as part of image, 'HIS / BOOK / ROBERT / HENDERSON / CROLL'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: image 13.0 h x 4.8 w cm sheet 21.5 h x 12.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.1
  • The album was assembled by Robert Henderson Croll (1869-1947), writer, biorgrapher, art historian. (see ADB, vol.8, pp154-5).
  • The Croll estate was sold by the book dealer Kenneth Hince (Melbourne) and Malvern Fine Art Gallery Melbourne.
  • The album was acquired by Roger Butler from Malvern Fine Art Gallery prior to 1981.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Roger Butler, Canberra, June 1996.