L. Roy DAVIES, The Pioneer. Enlarge 1 /1


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1897 – 1979

The Pioneer. 1930
Collection Title: Power, M. Danvers. Folk art verse. Sydney: Beacon Press, 1930.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin paper tipped to page of thick cream laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 115/150
Edition: edition of 150

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image, in black pencil, 'L. Roy Davies'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Pioneer'. inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, '44/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 14.0 h x 9.5 w cm sheet 15.5 h x 10.5 w cm page 22.0 h x 14.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.130.1
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Image rights: © The Estate of L. Roy Davies
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Booksellers, Melbourne, February 1984.