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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

Mural: The billabong [design] 1950s
Collection Title: Portfolio 4. Sketch designs for interior decoration
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, cardboard; ink; watercolour drawing in pen and ink and watercolour Support: thin cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower left below image in watercolour 'Byram Mansell F.A.S.A. (Lon.) A.R.A.S'. not dated. Titled and inscribed lower right below image in watercolour, 'Mural / The Billabong / Painted in Earth Colours'. Titled lower right on cover in watercolour, 'Mural / the Billabong'.
Dimensions: image 21.6 h x 38.6 w cm sheet (folded) 25.0 h x 38.6 w cm sheet unfolded 48.2 h x 38.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1221.10
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, March 1986.