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Blamire YOUNG

Londesborough, England 1862 – Montrose, Victoria, Australia 1935

  • Australia from 1885
  • England 1893-95
  • Europe, England 1912-23

Turkish patrol (choosing targets) [page 24] 1917 Description: [26] bound leaves, [11] edge-glued leaves and [7] loose leaves with [47] compsitions on [16] leaves and text on most leaves (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Landscape target practices for miniature rifle shooting
Place made: Kent, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, manuscripts, manuscript text in pen and ink; with drawing in pen and ink and watercolour Support: paper
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.479.24
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book War: first world war, 1914-1918

  • With the artist until his death in 1935.
  • By descent to L.B. Hall, the artist’s daughter.
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the proposed Australian National Gallery, from L.B. Hall, Nambour, QLD, June 1973.