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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

Australian fern [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, drawing in brush and ink 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 watercolour, 'Australian Fern'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Aboriginal Browns'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'No. 2'. Inscribed lower edge in watercolour, 'Byram Mansell Studio 37 Marian Street Killara Sydney'.
Dimensions: image 29.4 h x 30.0 w cm sheet 29.4 h x 30.0 w cm backing 42.2 h x 38.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1220.13
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, March 1986.