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Sunbury, Victoria, Australia 1869 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1936

Mr. F.W. Preece requests the pleasure of your company at a private view of the etchings by Mr. John Shirlow, on Monday, 10th October, from 2.30 to 5.30 p.m. 34 King William St., Adelaide. 1921
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 16, top
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: albums, prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.4 h x 11.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0070 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.22
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938 Art exhibition invitation
  • The album was assembled by Robert Henderson Croll (1869-1947), writer, biorgrapher, art historian. (see ADB, vol.8, pp154-5).
  • The Croll estate was sold by the book dealer Kenneth Hince (Melbourne) and Malvern Fine Art Gallery Melbourne.
  • The album was acquired by Roger Butler from Malvern Fine Art Gallery prior to 1981.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Roger Butler, Canberra, June 1996.