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Title

Dr Robert A. Fox

circa 1920


Artist

Unknown

Australia


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.


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


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

595