Christian WALLER, Hilda Elliott [bookplate]. Enlarge 1 /1

Christian WALLER

Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia 1894 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1954

  • England and Europe 1929-30
  • United States of America 1939-40

Hilda Elliott [bookplate]. c.1932 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Edition Notes: Hilda Elliott was the daughter of Theodore Fink, who commissioned the artist's husband, M. Napier Waller, to complete a mosaic for Newspaper House in Melbourne in the early 1930s. Christian Waller collaborated with him on the project.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Christian Waller'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 14.9 h x 7.6 w cm sheet 17.3 h x 11.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.605
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Bookplate (ex libris)
  • With the artist at her death in 1954.
  • Collection of Klytie Pate, niece of the artist.
  • Gift to Roger Butler, from Klytie Pate, 1978..
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Roger Butler, Canberra, 1993.