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Napier WALLER

Penshurst, Victoria, Australia 1893 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1972

  • Europe 1929-30

untitled [sketch for 'Sea transport down the years' in Myer mural hall] 1935 Description: for Myer mural hall in Bourke St, Melbourne
Place made: Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in watercolour over black pencil Support: smooth cream paper

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso of backing board of frame upper left in black felt-tipped pen, 'GREEK GALLERY / 200 B.C. / ROLF THE GANGER / NORSEMAN_'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame upper centre in black felt-tipped pen, 'WELCOME HOME [in rectangle] / From. LORNA. NAPIER WALLER _ / LINER 1935'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame upper right in black felt tipped pen, '3RD'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame centre left in black felt-tipped pen, 'CHANNEL / EDWARD III'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame centre right in black felt-tipped pen, '"AURORA" / ANTARCTICA / "ENDEAVOUR_"'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame lower left in black felt-tipped pen, 'DIRK HARTOG / "EENDRAGT"'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame centre in black felt tipped pen, 'WILLIAM DAMPIER / "CYGNET"'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame lower centre in black felt-tipped pen, 'FIRST SKETCH FOR ONE OF MYER MURALS - /1935'.
Dimensions: sheet (sight) 21.9 h x 51.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of William and Mary Bush 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1155
Provenance:
  • Gift of William and Mary Bush, Turner, ACT, 2015.