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Adventures in paint
1924

Medium
artist's book: 26 watercolours, pen and black and red ink, 168 pages, silk on paper endpapers, black leather cover with gold embossing, stitched binding
Measurements
38.0 × 43.1 cm irreg. (page) 39.4 × 44.8 × 4.4 cm (closed) 39.4 × 87.8 × 2.2 cm (open)
Place/s of Execution
Montrose, Victoria
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Marshall pp. 613-625
Inscription
embossed in gold on cover c.: BY (monogram)
inscribed in pen and coloured ink on page seven c.: ADVENTURES / IN / PAINT / by BLAMIRE YOUNG / Montrose, Victoria.
inscribed in pen and coloured ink on page 157 c.: The twenty seven original water colours and the text / of this book are the work of Blamire Young: the writing / was done by James S. Forman with the exception of pages / 1.2.3 and portion of page 4 - these were written by the Author / : the book was bound by Margaret Alston and H. Green, who, / together with the calligrapher, are members of The Arts & / Crafts Society of Victoria, and was finished in Melbourne / on the thirty first day of December / Anno Domini / 1924
Accession Number
627-4
Department
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1939
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display