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446188
  • Title
    Bone carving, ca. 1865-1893 / by Henry Louis Bertrand
  • Creator
  • Call number
    R 14
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1865-1893
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    446188
  • Physical Description
    Objects - bone - 4 x 4.5 cm (oval), mounted onto paper 5 x 5.7 cm.
  • Scope and Content
    Delicate example of filgree work, carved from bone in the form of two emus surrounded by a floral design.
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • General note

    Bertrand was convicted of the murder of Henry Kinder, who died on 2 October 1865, in one of Sydney's most notorious homicide cases of the time. Bertrand served a 28 year sentance, most of which was spent at Darlinghurst Gaol. During this time he produced a number of artworks.
    Digital order no:a928157
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