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Blamire YOUNG

Londesborough, England 1862 – Montrose, Victoria, Australia 1935

  • Australia from 1885
  • England 1893-95
  • Europe, England 1912-23

Landscape target practices for miniature rifle shooting 1917 Description: [26] bound leaves, [11] edge-glued leaves and [7] loose leaves with [47] compositions on [16] leaves and text on most leaves (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Landscape target practices for miniature rifle shooting
Place made: Kent, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, illustrated books, Support: teal paper over card

Primary Insc: inscribed bound leaf 1 c., ink 'Landscape target practises [sic] for miniature rifle shooting/with illustrations, lectures and hints/by CSIM Blamire Young S of M/Musketry Headquarters, Tunbridge Wells/1917'
Dimensions: cover 40.6 h x 26.2 w cm sheet 39.6 h x 25.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.479.1-31
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book War: first world war, 1914-1918
  • With the artist until his death in 1935.
  • By descent to L.B. Hall, the artist’s daughter.
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the proposed Australian National Gallery, from L.B. Hall, Nambour, QLD, June 1973.