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Margaret PRESTON

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1875 – Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1963

  • Germany and France 1904-07
  • France, England and Ireland 1912-19

Woodblock section for 'Aboriginal design' 1943
Collection Title: Margaret Preston Archives
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, engraved and painted woodblock Edition State: published state

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printing block 40.6 h x 6.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mrs L. Hawkins 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.2083
Subject: Aboriginal Australians: Designs
Provenance:
  • With the artist until her death in 1963.
  • My descent to her widower William Preston, until his death in 1967.
  • Collection of Mrs. L. Hawkins, Sydney, 1967-1987.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Mrs. L. Hawkins, Sydney, December 1987.