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Reproduction of a painting - Blest Were The Wise Men by Daphne Allen

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Appears to be a fine quality full colour reproduction of a nativity scene with angels wise men and madonna in the style influenced by late Pre -Raphaelites mounted on heavy card with printed name of artist at left and printer initials at right and title in centre.
Object Registration
nativity scene, daphne allen
Historical information
Little known as this print was discovered in an old cabinet in the vestry of the Chapel of St Peter. Possibly a donation meant to be framed or possibly an item used at Port Melbourne Mission which at times ran Sunday school services at the turn of the 19th and 20th C.
When Made
Early 20th Century
Allen a child prodigy was a significant popular religious artist. This print is a good example of her work.
Inscriptions & Markings
see image
Last updated
14 Aug 2020 at 9:30AM