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Portrait fantasy

gelatin silver photograph
48.0 × 39.4 cm (image)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
inscribed in pencil l.l.: Portrait Fantasy/
inscribed in pencil l.r.: Athol Shmith (Shmith underlined)
stamped in ink on support reverse c.: Photography by / Athol Shmith / F.R.P.S. .. F.R.S.A. / 125 COLLINS STREET. / MELBOURNE. C.1. CENT. 27
printed in ink and typed on paper label on support reverse c.: 125 COLLINS STREET_ MELBOURNE_ C1. TELEPHONE CENTRAL 27 / ATHOL SHMITH Photography / F.R.S.A, F.R.P.S. / To / PORTRAIT FANTASY
inscribed (diagonally) in blue ballpoint pen on support reverse l.c.: early 50’s.
inscribed in pencil on support reverse l.l.: 33
inscribed (vertically) in pencil on support reverse l.r.: 27
inscribed in pencil on support reverse l.r.: C8300083
Accession Number
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of The Ian Potter Foundation, Governor, 1989
© Estate of Athol Shmith
Gallery location
Not on display