Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1906
Ruins in central Exeter caused by Baedeker raids
Exeter, Devon, England
Materials & Technique:
drawings, drawing in pen and black ink with watercolour Support: paper
Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'Norma Bull'.
Titled lower left in pen and black ink, 'Ruins in Central Exeter / caused by Baedeker Raids'.
Inscribed in series from left to right along lower edge in ink, 'Turret of/Exeter Cathedral / Ancient chapel / Mots famous / Coffee House (undamaged) / St Martins Square Tower / & Oddfellows Hall (destroyed) Catherine Str. / St John's School (razed to the ground) / St Stephens Church. Bank ruins. Ruins of the famous Bamfield House / High Street (with bus)'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'Ruins of Bamfield House & / St John's School / as a result of enemy Action / Exeter'.
Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '35' [circeld].
image 38.8 h x 57.2 w cm sheet 38.8 h x 57.2 w cm
: Gift of the estate of Norma Bull 1984 Accession No
: NGA 84.1714
- With the artist until her death in 1980.
- Estate of the artist.
- Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the Estate of Norma Bull, Melbourne, November 1984.