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Raymond WALLIS

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

Decoration Galleries request the honour of your company at an exhibition of John Shirlow's etchings to be held at 289 Collins St. from May 16th to May 28th [1921] 1921
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 18, top
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: albums, prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: white paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Raymond Wallis'. not dated. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'R.H.Croll Esq. Raymond Wallis'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right hand corner of sheet in black pencil, '1921'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 8.6 h x 6.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.25
Provenance:
  • 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.