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Object - Artist's Box

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 cardboard box containing items used by Alice Watson to produce paintings. The items included are: tubes of oil colour; two paint palettes; paint brushes; imperial measure tape measure; pencils; an erasure; two pencil sharpeners; a roll of brown, gummed tape; small, round container of various pins; a State Savings Bank Victoria ruler; and a collection of scraps of artists paper held together with a metal clip which includes a list of paint colour names and a design tracing of a fuschia.
There is a small, plywood, stretching board.
28 cm x 45 cm x 8cm
Object Registration
alice watson, edith alice watson, ballarat school of mines, artists workbook, ballarat technical art school, paint, oil paint
Historical information
Edith Alice Watson completed an art course at the School of Mines Ballarat from 1930 to 1933. Alice's comprehensive folio of Technical Arts School work is held at the Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre.
When Made
c 1940
Made By
Alice Watson (Maker)
Last updated
21 Feb 2020 at 4:26PM