Watercolour, P G McShane, by artist Robert Ingpen 2001, MCC Tapestry no. 24

Object Type
Artwork/Painting/Watercolour
Date Used
2001-2003
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Brief Description
Robert Ingpen's original design of an image of Patrick George "Paddy" McShane (1858-1903) - Essendon and Fitzroy footballer, and Victorian and Australian Test cricketer - which is included in a tapestry celebrating 150 years of performances and events on the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The artist's original image number - 27 - and subject's name and the club 'Fitz[roy]', are handwritten below the design. A sheet of tracing paper, with the grid references for the layout of the tapestry, folds over the artwork which is signed and dated by the artist.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 417 W: 283 D: 2mm (H: 16 7/16 W: 11 1/8 D: 1/16")
Date Used
2001-2003
Location
In storage
Registration No
M10291
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen

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