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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia 1911 – 2002

  • 1940-1949 Canberra, ACT Sydney, NSW UK, Europe 1953-54

The white Nile, the blue Nile
and Saqqara in the valley of the Nile
March 1980 - April 1980
Collection Title: Portfolio of sketches and notes
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, graphite; ink; paper; watercolour drawing in ballpoint pen, watercolour and black pencil Support: paper (envelope)

Primary Insc: Signed in image of 'White Nile, blue Nile ' 'GILLILAND', and dated illegibly. Dated for 'White Nile, blue Nile' image'27 Mar 1980,' '29 Mar 1980' and '1 April 1980'.. Titled 'The White Nile/The Blue Nile'. Titled 'Saqqara in the valley of the Nile' (with related notes on the location).
Secondary Insc: (No inscribed number.)
Dimensions: sheet 18.4 h x 16.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Robert Gilliland, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.709.105
  • Gift of the artist (deceased) through his nephew Robert Gilliland to NGA 2007