Helen OGILVIE, Native pea. Enlarge 1 /1


Corowa, New South Wales, Australia 1902 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1993

  • England 1956-63

Native pea. 1935
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 9, bottom.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: albums, prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from three blocks Support: textured cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: inscribed within card, 'To the Croll Family from / Helen Ogilvie with love / 1935 / 'Nothing over five shillings'!!'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 8.0 h x 10.2 w cm sheet 10.1 h x 12.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.13
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card
Image rights: © estate of Helen Ogilvie
  • 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.