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Isle of Wright 1903 – 1992

Black swans. c.1930
Collection Title: Birds of Australia series.
Place made: England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from five blocks Support: medium-weight biege wove paper; folded cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed lower right on image in black pencil, 'JM'. Inscription upper left inside card in black pencil, 'Julia Mavrogordato/ birds of Australia'. Inscription centre left inside card in black pencil, 'English 1903-/Repr Fine Arts Museum of San Fransisco'.
Dimensions: printed image 15.4 h x 11.4 w cm sheet (folded) 17.8 h x 12.4 w cm sheet 35.6 h x 24.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.846
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird, Black swan Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Ross Searle, Brisbane, 2008.