Historical information

Portrait in pen and ink with grey wash of Tilly Aston, aged seventeen, done by Fred Kneebone. She is shown with long hair tied back, wearing a high buttoned up dress with a brooch at her neck. In 'Memoirs of Tilly Aston', she recalls the portrait being done (p47) and being donated to the Austral Salon, who held a matinee performance to raise funds for her university education.

Physical description

1 unframed pen and ink drawing with grey wash

Inscriptions & markings

Fred Kneebone

Miss Tilly Aston
Blind authoress
obit 1947

C.M. Dodd
1" white
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