John A GARDNER, not titled [An old gum]. Enlarge 1 /1


Camperdown, Victoria, Australia 1906 – 1987

not titled [An old gum]. 1942
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 21
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: albums, prints, ink; paper monotype, printed in brown ink, from one plate. Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: unique impression; no edition

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'John Gardner'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Monotype'. Inscribed on cover sheet in pen and blue ink, 'Good luck to you all / cheers for the Yultide. / ... from John AG / 1942
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 14.8 h x 10.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.30
  • 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.