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Artwork - Ballarat Technical Art School Folio by Alice Watson

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

A folio of thirty three drawings and paintings undertaken by Alice Watson at the Ballarat Technical Art School

.2) is a design for a table runner to be executed in richelieu work

.12) .17) .15) .18) show the combination of Australian flora with Art Nouveau-inspired designs

.9) is a design for a wallet to be executed in raffia showing elevation, side elevation and plan views

.11) is a design for a prayer book carrier to be executed in leather work

.10) is an example of pencil transfer method of design seen on .11)

.24) The image with three shoes appears to be an example of ticket writing. Signed lrs "A Watson--5-10-31."

.22) The image is a figure drawn with a plumb line and a pose line as well as a body ratio scale on the left. It was completed for Figure Construction and more
Inscriptions and Markings

.29) is a design for a writing tablet to be executed in embossed leather work and based on the native fuschia (correa)

.31) a completed doily holder: applique work
Various sizes, the largest being 30.6 x 40.0 cm
Object Registration
ballarat technical art school, alice watson, flora, design, artwork, folio, art nouveau, alumni, leather work design, richelieu work, applique, doily holder, doyley holder
When Made
Made By
Edith Alice Watson (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Most are signed A Watson 1931

.2) Paper is embossed with stamp of 'Goodall's Bristol Boards' stamp. (Crown depicted in centre)

.20 and .22) Paper is embossed with 'Windsor & Newtons Bristol Board' stamp.(Griffin depicted in centre)
Last updated
21 Sep 2020 at 6:54PM