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William EDWARDS

London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Emu egg inkstand c.1870 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, inkstands, silver: raised, repousséed, chased, fabricated, stamped; emu egg: cut, mounted

Primary Insc: stamped on base rim: "emu/WE/kangaroo"
Dimensions: 19.0 h x 15.5 w x 9.5 d cm ; weight 567 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1330
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria