Sunbury, Victoria, Australia 1869
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1936
[Kelly's Steps, Hobart.] c.1929
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 22
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, albums, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin cream 'chinese' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Primary Insc: signed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed on album page by R.H. Croll in black pencil, 'Etched by John Shirlow in Hobart, Tasmania (Chinese Paper)'.
plate-mark 17.6 h x 19.5 w cm
: Gift of Roger Butler 1996 Accession No
: NGA 96.592.31 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.