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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

Australian rock orchid [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 colour inks and watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'Byram Mansell'. not dated. Titled lower left to lower right in pen and black ink, 'Australian rock orchid'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Aboriginal Browns'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'No. 3'. Inscribed lower edge in watercolour, 'Byram Mansell Studio 37 Marian St Killara Sydney JX3055'.
Dimensions: image 29.6 h x 30.2 w cm sheet 42.2 h x 39.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1220.14
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, March 1986.