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Eileen MAYO

Norwich, England 1906 – Aotearoa New Zealand 1994

  • England, France undated
  • Australia 1953-62
  • Aotearoa New Zealand from 1962

Design for Australian coin and photographic copy of pencil drawing for "Design for Australian coin" Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil and photocopy of drawing Support: paper

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 16.0 diameter sheet (sight) 16.2 diameter printed image 14.6 diameter sheet (sight) 14.6 diameter mount 31.0 h x 52.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Margaret MacKean-Taylor 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.2382
  • With the artist until her death in New Zealand in 1994.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Margaret MacKean-Taylor, legatee of the estate, Palmerston North, New Zealand, October 1993.
  • The estate was divided by the place of production of works. British work was deposited with the Victorian and Albert Museum, London; Australian work with the Australian National Gallery, Canberra; and New Zealand work with New Zealand collections.