KANO Eino
Birds and flowers of the four seasons (17th century)
pair of six panel folding screens: ink gold paint and pigments on gold leaf on paper, lacquer on wood, paper, silk, metallic thread, brass
(a-b) 164.5 x 364.6 cm (image and sheet) (each)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by The Yulgilbar Foundation, 2008
2008.242.a-b

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William Barak
Wurundjeri
Figures in possum skin cloaks 1898
pencil, wash, charcoal solution, gouache and earth pigments on paper
57.0 x 88.8 cm (image and sheet)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1962
1215A-5

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Christopher DRESSER (designer); HUKIN & HEATH, Birmingham (manufacturer)
Tea service (1879) {designed}
silver electroplate, ivory
(a) 17.7 x 22.0 x 11.3 cm (hot water jug) (b) 13.2 x 19.6 x 11.1 cm (teapot) (c) 9.4 x 15.0 x 10.0 cm (sugar bowl) (d) 6.9 x 11.2 x 7.6 cm (milk jug)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of Mr Hugh Morgan AC, Governor, 2002
2002.353.a-d

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Joseph LYCETT
Distant view of Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land, from Blufhead 1825
plate 28 from Views of Australia or New South Wales & Van Diemen's Land , published by John Souter, London, 1824-25
hand-coloured aquatint and etching
17.3 x 27.1 cm (image) 20.0 x 27.1 cm (image and text) 22.4 x 32.0 cm (plate) 27.3 x 36.9 cm irreg. (sheet)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Joseph Brown Collection. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE, Honorary Life Benefactor, 2004
2004.259

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Yinka SHONIBARE
Reverend on ice (2005) (detail)
semi-opaque synthetic polymer resin, cotton (Dutch wax), wool, leather, wood, steel
160.0 x 402.3 x 601.5 cm (overall)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with the assistance of NGV Contemporary, 2006
2006.10
© Courtesy of the artist and James Cohan Gallery, New York and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

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