Sunbury, Victoria, Australia 1869 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1936

Souvenir of Lecture, Decoration Galleries 17.11.21.. 1921
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 16, bottom
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, albums, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 4.9 h x 6.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0069 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.23
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.