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Painting - Marysville Bush Landscape on gumleaf

From the Collection of Marysville and District Historical Society 39 Darwin St Marysville Victoria

Description
rectangular,framed gumleaf handpaintedin watercolours,bone coloured background ,brown mount
Size
39cmslength 32.5 cms width
Object Registration
AP/48
Keywords
river, marysville, scene, painted, gumleaf
Historical information
hand painted in 1908Marysville river scene Very fine brush work
Made By
artist unknown (Water colourist)
Significance
This beautiful art work presented post fire by the Castle family who had treasured it for one hundred and three years
Inscriptions & Markings
Printed on reverse of painting "Only surviving one of a pair of painted gum leaves purchased in Marysville in 1908 for two shillings each.Purchased by 19 year Ellen[Nellie]Castles nee Hudson while on her honeymoon inMarysville with her husband Stanley Castles who was a relative of the famousAustralian soprano Amy Castles[1880-1951]"
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM