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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

Aboriginal shield [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 brush and brown ink and gouache 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, 'Aboriginal shield'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in ink, 'No. 7'. Inscribed verso centre in ink, 'The Boomerang Shield'. Printed label verso upper right, '581'. Printed label verso lower centre, 'JX3055/Byram Mansell F.R.S.A. (Lond.) / The Garden Studio / 37 Marion Street / Killahra'.
Dimensions: image 40.7 h x 41.0 w cm sheet 40.7 h x 41.0 w cm backing 43.2 h x 43.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1220.7
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, March 1986.