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Title

Image of plaster bust of Nellie Stewart by Dora Ohlfsen

Artist

Dora Ohlfsen

Australia

22 Aug 1869 – 07 Feb 1948

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  • Details

    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    copy print of a gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    25.5 x 20.3 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    National Art Archive. Gift of Dora Stanford 1995
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    ARC366.1.14
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Dora Ohlfsen

    Artist profile

    Works in the collection

    39

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  • About

    Nellie Stewart was an Australian-born actress and singer known as Sweet Nell. This photograph shows the plaster bust which Dora Olhlfsen based on the drawings she had made of Stewart on one of her return visits to Australia. A final version of the bust was carved in pink Milanese marble.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

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