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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

Aboriginal fish [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 ink, gouache and watercolour Support: paper mounted on paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'Byram Mansell'. not dated. Titled lower left in pen and black ink, 'Aboriginal fish'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in pen and ink, 'No. 8'.
Dimensions: image 41.6 h x 42.0 w cm sheet 41.6 h x 42.0 w cm backing 42.6 h x 43.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1220.8
Subject: Aboriginal Australians: Designs
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, March 1986.