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Byram MANSELL

Double Bay, New South Wales, Australia 1894 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1977

  • Hawaii 1921, France 1922, United States c1922-1929

Boomerang and hills [fabric design] 1950's
Collection Title: Portfolio 1. Sketch designs for fabrics, Australian Legends
Place made: Killara, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink, gouache and watercolour with traces of black pencil Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in blue ink, 'Byram Mansell'. not dated. Titled, signed and inscribed verso upper centre, 'Boomerang & Hills / Byram Mansell / 37 Marian Street / Killara/JX3055'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower centre in ink, 'Boomerang & Hills'. Printed label verso lower centre, 'JX3055/Byram Mansell F.R.S.A. (Lond.) / The Garden Studio / 37 Marion Street / Killahra'.
Dimensions: image 40.6 h x 40.8 w cm sheet 40.6 h x 40.8 w cm backing 41.8 h x 42.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1220.2
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, March 1986.