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

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

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

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'Byram Mansell'. not dated. Titled lower right in pen and black ink, 'The Waterfall Aboriginal Legend'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in ink 'No. 3'. Label upper left, printed '588'. Inscribed verso lower left in ink 'The Waterfall'. 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 40.4 w cm sheet 42.6 h x 42.5 w cm backing 43.0 h x 42.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1220.3
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, March 1986.