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Frank BURDETT

Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia 1897 – Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia 1971

M.B. Terry & Son Fancy T Apples (1953) Place made: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil, brush and ink and watercolour Support: cardboard
Impression: working proof

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. inscribed upper edge as part of work in pen and black ink, 'M. B. Terry & Son/Derwent Valley'. inscribed centre as part of work in watercolour, 'Fancy T Apples'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower right in ink, 'Lt. Blue'. Inscribed verso centre in ink, 'M. B. Terry & Son / Derwent Valley / Apple Case Labels'.
Dimensions: image 25.7 h x 27.8 w cm sheet 28.7 h x 34.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Eleanor Burdett, the artist's wife 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1659
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Apple box label
Provenance:
  • With the lithographic artist until his death in 1971.
  • By descent to Eleanor Burdett, the artist's widow.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Eleanor Burdett, Canberra, October 1987.