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The Rose. 1929
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 11
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: albums, prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin cream paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'C. Elliott Perryman 38'. Titled left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Rose'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso by Croll in black pencil, 'Perrymans first etching / Christmas 1939'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.0 h x 13.8 w cm sheet 16.5 h x 20.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.15
  • 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.