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Title

Dr Robert A. Fox

circa 1920

Artist

Unknown

Australia

  • Details

    Other Title
    Robert Algernon Fox
    Date
    circa 1920
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    14.5 x 10.2 image/sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    National Art Archive. Art Gallery of New South Wales Institutional archive
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    ARC5.1.32
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Unknown

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Dr Robert A. Fox was appointed a trustee of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1920 and resigned in 1927. This photograph shows him in military uniform. He enlisted in the army in 1917 and was commissioned as a captain. However, in 1918 he was discharged as medically unfit for service and returned to Australia the same year. He work as the superintendant of the hospital in Lidcombe, Sydney, and was known as a collector of Japanese art.

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