Design For Wall Covering [and] Design For Frieze. Ethel Atkinson, Aust.
Design For Wall Covering [and] Design For Frieze
Design For Wall Covering [and] Design For Frieze
Design For Wall Covering [and] Design For Frieze
Design For Wall Covering [and] Design For Frieze
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Design For Wall Covering [and] Design For Frieze

c1907. Pair of watercolour friezes attached to wooden battens, one captioned, signed and dated “April 1907” above and below image, the other captioned and signed below image, both annotated in ink verso, 142.9 x 67.7cm; 45.8 x 101.3cm (images). Slight foxing, pinholes and minor tears to edges, crinkles.

Annotation verso reads “Class 30A [or] 30B. Price [5] guineas. Ethel Atkinson, ‘Braeside’, Rae Street, Randwick, Sydney.” One design uses a motif of daffodils, and the other depicts two waratahs and jasmine flowers flanking a clam shell.

Ethel Atkinson was a potter, leather worker, china painter and designer who joined the Arts and Crafts Society of NSW in 1910. She exhibited with the Women’s Industrial Arts Society and established the Ceramic Art Studio with fellow potter Ada Newman circa 1916. Ref: DAAO.

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Item #CL194-100

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