Mary Morton ALLPORT, not titled Spotted handfish swimming in a bay Enlarge 1 /1

Mary Morton ALLPORT

Birmingham, England 1806 – Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1895

  • Australia from 1831

not titled Spotted handfish swimming in a bay 1869-74 Place made: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil and pen and black ink; additions in watercolour Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper adhered to medium-weight cream card with patterned gilt decoration

Primary Insc: signed lower left within image in pen and black ink, 'MMA'. not dated. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 12.3 h x 17.8 w cm sheet 13.0 h x 17.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.2086
  • Album assembled by Sir Charles Du Cane Governor of Tasmania 1869 - 1874.
  • At auction, London.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Books, Melbourne, 2014.