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Lot No. 99

Auction No. 28
Category WA Die Proofs
    Western Australia
      States and Territories
Est. $150
Status SOLD $420



1854 Engraved Die Proof of a swan on the water on wove paper measuring 59mm x 33mm & glued to a piece of cardboard. The date "1854" in black ink & "196" in red ink appears in the top left corner. "X" & an "A" ink lower right indicating possibly a short listed design? An almost identical piece on large sized paper was offered in the Prestige Auction of 23rd Sep 2011. This item is discoloured by ageing & has a piece missing top right. Attractive contemporary artwork.


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