Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 1891
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1945
Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1876
The old gum.
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 2
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, albums, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 50; no edition of 1991 printing
Primary Insc: inscribed 'for Bob [Robert Croll] / from Harold Herbert'.
titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'An old Gum'.
inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '27/50'
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'V.E.C. imp.'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
plate-mark 12.5 h x 11.1 w cm
: Gift of Roger Butler 1996 Accession No
: NGA 96.592.3 Subject
: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
- 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.