Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1874 – Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1961

  • Europe 1902-03
  • Europe 1910
  • England, Europe 1925-27
  • North Africa, India, Europe 1928-30
  • Europe 1933-34

Raymond WALLIS

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1900 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1983

printer, intaglio

Invitation to exhibition at Decoration Galleries. 1922
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 14, top
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, albums, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay.'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'I blush to / sign this print for you. It was / printed by Raymond Wallis.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.8 h x 6.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.20
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938 Art exhibition invitation
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • 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.