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

label: Tamarco Bartlett pears between1939 and 1946 Place made: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil, pen and ink, brush and ink and watercolour Support: cardboard
Impression: working proof

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled upper centre as part of work, in pen and black ink ' 'Tamarco' Bartlett Pears'.
Secondary Insc: Printed as parts of work 'Standard/quality', 'Packed by Tamar Valley/Co-op Society Ltd/Tasmania/ Australia', and 'Nett Weight 1 lb. 14 oz.'. Inscribed lower right in ink 'Dk. Blue'. Inscribed upper right in black pencil 'Dk. Blue'.
Tertiary Insc: Printed as part of work 'Mercury Press'. Inscribed verso upper centre i ink 'Tamar Valley Co-op Society Ltd./'Tamarco' Bartlett Pears label, 4 clrs/ 2/53'.
Dimensions: image 11.1 h x 32.9 w cm sheet 19.1 h x 37.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Eleanor Burdett, the artist's wife 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1695
  • 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.