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826028
  • Title
    Plover (Age 5), March 1848 / painted by Thomas Balcombe
  • Creator
  • Call number
    ML 1407
    Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 3, North Wall, no. 270
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    March 1848
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    826028
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil on board - visible image 14.4 x 19.8 cm., in frame 23.5 x 28.7 cm.
  • Collection history
    Purchased with another equine portrait by Thomas Balcombe, Old Jorrocks (Age 16) (ML1408), from Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art, February 2008. The provenance of the works is given as the Jardine family of Queensland, perhaps descendants of brothers Frank and Alexander Jardine who settled in Cape York in 1864.
  • Collection history
    Purchased with another equine portrait by Thomas Balcombe, Old Jorrocks (Age 16) (ML1408), from Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art, February 2008. The provenance of the works is given as the Jardine family of Queensland, perhaps descendants of brothers Frank and Alexander Jardine who settled in Cape York in 1864.
  • Source
    Purchased February 2008 from Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    This painting and ML1408 are identically framed in wooden frames with corner detail, and painted in gold, now very faded. Frames are possibly original.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 846192
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Signed, dated and inscribed in brushpoint on verso, upper right: Plover/age 5/TT Balcombe Pinx/march 1948
    On verso is affixed printed label reading: Ackermann & Cos prepared Millboards... Strand London. Inscribed in crayon on label: "Plover" age 5 [Bromelton?] Station 18[]8
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