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Title

Leather blotter with gum flower, leaf and nut design

(circa 1914)


Artist

Edith Sansom

Australia

late 19th century -


Details


Other Title

Blotter with gumnut design


Date

(circa 1914)


Media category

Leatherwork


Materials used

hand tooled leather with repoussé decoration and stitched edges


Dimensions

30.9h x 28.2 cm width


Signature & date

Signed l.r. "ETS" [monogram]


Credit

Purchased 1914


Location

Not on display


Accession number

2323a


Artist information

Edith Sansom

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards and Alisa de Torres, Australian decorative arts, Sydney, 1991, 17. cat.no. 73

Jackie Menzies, Project 24: Cicadas and gumnuts - the Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935, Sydney, 1978. cat.no. 100; titled "Blotter with gumnut design"; Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales