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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

Spear fishing [fabric design] 1950s
Collection Title: Portfolio 1. Sketch designs for fabrics, Australian Legends
Place made: Killara, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, gouache, graphite; ink; paper drawing in pen and ink, traces of black pencil 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, 'Spear fishing'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in ink, 'No. 10'.
Dimensions: image 40.4 h x 40.4 w cm sheet 43.0 h x 42.6 w cm backing 43.3 h x 42.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1220.10
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, March 1986.