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Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 12 December 1969, lot 77A (unsold); re-offered, Christie's, London, 10 July 1970, lot 151, when acquired by the present owner.
Please note that this lot has been requested for loan to the following exhibition:
Exiles and Emigrants: Epic Journey to Australia in the Victorian Era
The exhibition is to be held at the following locations:
Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria (late February 2004 for 10 weeks)
Canberra, National Museum of Australia (June - August 2004)
Birmingham, UK, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (September to November 2004).
Please contact us for further information: 0207 389 2538.
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