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Eirene MORT

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1879 – Bowral, New South Wales, Australia 1977

  • England 1899-1905
  • Italy 1926

Australian animal alphabet. 1907 Description: Box containing 24 wooden blocks each with pictorial design on recto and printed poem verso. Green cardboard, covered with green paper, hinged on upper edge.

Collection Title: Australian animal alphabet
Page: collection record
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper letterpress, printed in blue ink Support: paper on wooden block
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown
Place Published: Sydney; Eirene Mort

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Printed label on cover of box, lower right edge, blue ink 'Pictured and/ Rhymed by EIRENE MORT'.
Dimensions: box 16.8 h x 22.0 w x 4.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.1.1-24
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Treasure Island Books, Sydney, 1995