Australia 1898 – 1982

not titled [Owl holding Quill]. c.1940
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: inserted
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, albums, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impress
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 5.0 h x 4.0 w cm sheet 9.1 h x 8.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.35
  • 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.