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Fancy costume emblematic of Australia ... [picture] / N. Chevalier
Bib ID 2426129
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Chevalier, Nicholas, 1828-1902
 
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Description [ca. 1860] 
1 watercolour ; 36.7 x 25.8 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK559.

Notes

Inscription l.r.: Designed especially for Lady Barkly by her most humble servant the artist. Title inscription continues with lengthy description of costume.

Reproduced as pl. no. 85 in: Costume in Australia 1788-1901 / Marion Fletcher.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK559.

Sir Henry Barkly was Governor of Victoria 1856-1863.

Title from part of inscription l.l.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-134620465

Exhibited: Australian decorative arts, Australian National Gallery, 1988; Homes and Haunts, NLA 1989; Discerning Eye, RNK Collection, Sydney 1992; Melbourne 1992-1993.

T11.

Subjects Costume -- Australia.  |  Decoration and ornament -- Plant forms -- Australia.  |  Picture -- NLA exhibition 1989.  |  Picture -- Travelling exhibition 1992-1993.
Exhibited Exhibited: Treasures Gallery NLA: Portraits of the Famous and Infamous, August 2015 - December 2015 

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