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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

Fire sticks [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

Primary Insc: signed lower right in watercolour, 'Byram Mansell'. not dated. Titled lower right in watercolour, 'Fire Sticks / Australian Aboriginal design'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'No. 6'. Inscribed lower left to lower centre in watercolour, 'The Garden Studio 37 Marian Street Killara Sydney'.
Dimensions: image 39.6 h x 41.6 w cm sheet 42.0 h x 41.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1220.16
Subject: Aboriginal Australians: Designs
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, March 1986.