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Australian water nymphs on Broken River
(19th century)

painted process woodblock
35.4 × 21.6 × 2.3 cm (block)
inscribed in brush and white gouache l.l.: JWC
inscribed in blue pencil l.l.: Reduce to / 8½ x 6
inscribed in pencil l.c.l.: Australian Water Nymphs / (...illeg.) / on Broken River / JW Curtis
inscribed in blue pencil l.c.: Broken Creek
inscribed in pen and brown ink on paper label c.l.: of Goulburn at Shepparto
incised and stamped in ink c.l.: C. WELLS INVENTOR (...illeg.) LONDON
inscribed (vertically) in blue pencil on reverse c.r.: Used for Process (underlined)
Accession Number
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Flora McDonald Anderson, 1988
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