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Framed Artwork - Sketch of Frankston RSL Clubrooms, Davey Street

From the Collection of Frankston RSL Sub Branch 183 Cranbourne Road Frankston Victoria

Description
Framed artwork produced by artist Marie Minton, dated 1972. The artwork is an ink drawing with watercolour tonings and depicts the Frankston RSL Sub Branch clubrooms of the time. The artwork is mounted with a gold coloured wooden frame and glass front. Artist, Marie Minton was apparently the daughter of a member of the time, Laurie Minton.

This scene is of a Frankston landmark building on the corner of Davey Street and Young Street, Frankston locally known as the 'Plowman Residence'. Prior to being the clubrooms of the Frankston RSL Sub Branch this building was the family home of Dr Sidney Plowman. In Dr Plowman's time the building was known as the 'The Lofts' and was his residence and operated as a private hospital, the building was constructed ca 1900. Dr Plowman died in May 1932.
Size
350W x 340H
Object Registration
00503
When Made
1972
Inscriptions & Markings
Title 'Frankston RSL' and the artist's name 'Marie Minton '72' appear on the front lower area of the sketch.
The rear has the following note inscribed "Sketch of RSL clubrooms Davey St. by Marie Minton daughter of member (Laurie)"
Last updated
24 May 2019 at 2:19PM