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Painted Gum Leaf - Naomi Hardinge, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 980491

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Eucalpytus Leaf, Gumleaf

Gum leaf (presumably), large, painted in oil with an outback scene. Made by Mrs Naomi Hardinge, circa 1920.
Description:
Gum leaf, large, painted in oil with an outback scene. In the foreground is a man wearing a hat and a blue shirt holding a pitchfork. There is a cart full of hay being pulled by nine bullocks immediately behind him. In the background is a large gumtree and there is a house visible in the distance. The sky is pink and blue. Framed with a brown wooden frame and a cream matboard and window mat. Glazed. Signed.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Ellen Park, 1998
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 32.50 cm (Height), 1.80 cm (Width), 24.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: landscapes
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ART & CRAFT
Secondary Classification: Painting
Tertiary Classification: mixed media
Inscriptions: Text: 'Naomi Hardinge/PAINTING ON GUM LEAF/BY NAIMO [sic] HARDINGE/GRANDMother To/ELLEN PARK.'
Artist: Mrs Naomi Hardinge, Australia, circa 1920

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