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Myra COCKS

Kensington, New South Wales, Australia 1893 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1940

illustrator

  • England and elsewhere 1925-31

Harper and Brothers

publisher (organisation)

Edward Knatchbull-Hugessen

Marsham Hatch, Kent, England 1829 – 1893

author

Design for dustwrapper for book 'The Princess with the pea-green nose' (1926)
Collection Title: Illustrations for the book "The Princess with the pea-green nose"
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink and watercolour Support: paper mounted on paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'Myra Cocks'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: Inscriptions (all in pen and black ink) as parts of title sheet: * upper edge ' 'The Princess with/the pea-green nose'/by E.H Knatchbull-Hugessen' . * lower edge 'Illustrated by Myra Cocks/ Harper Brothers Publishers/Established 1817'. * lower left 'Harpers'. * upper left 'The Princess/with the/pea-/green nose/Knatch-/bull/Huges-/sen'.
Tertiary Insc: Label verso lower left, 'Princess w. Pea-Green Nose / $40 / Illus. by / Myra Cocks'.
Dimensions: image 21.0 h x 15.1 w cm sight 34.6 h x 27.9 w cm sheet 39.8 h x 29.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1495
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, October 1994.