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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

The boomerang [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 black pencil, brush and ink, gouache and watercolour Support: paper mounted on paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'Byram Mansell'. not dated. Titled lower centre in pen and black ink, 'The boomerang'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'No. 6'.
Dimensions: image 28.6 h x 28.0 w cm sheet 28.6 h x 28.0 w cm backing 42.2 h x 40.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1220.6
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, March 1986.