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Esther PATERSON

1892 – 1971

Seasons Greetings 1940s
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 19, bottom
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: albums, drawings, drawing in pen and black ink and watercolour Support: cream wove paper

Primary Insc: signed within image in watercolour, 'ESTHER PATTERSON'. inscribed within card, 'Mr Bob and Mrs Croll / With all good wishes / from / Esther and George Gill.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 11.0 h x 8.0 w cm sheet 13.8 h x 10.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.28
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.