Studio: international art — 63.1914/​15

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The National Gallery of New South Wales

' the australian fleet entering sydney harbour, october 4, 1913 by arthur burgess, r.o.i.

visitors as Conder, George Walton, H. S. Hopwood In addition to the collection of paintings, etch-
and G. Nerli were attracted to the Harbour City, ings, drawings and other works of a pictorial
This quartette is represented in the gallery. It character, the Gallery has an interesting section of
may be mentioned here that Conder started his sculpture, including some select examples by
career on the staff of the " Illustrated Sydney Australian artists, and also a small but growing col-
News," his salary being thirty shillings a week, lection of potteryand porcelain from various sources.
Through the good offices

of Frank Mahony, who _____

pointed out to the editor mKKr
that he was employing a 5f
genius unawares, the pay
was raised to two pounds !

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comradeship gave con HB ^H^S

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Sydney Harbour. Nor HB'/l ^Ifl

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State, for practically all the BffiHHMMBw™™"" ™"*

men who composed the
group of artists at this
flourishing period had
examples of their work
purchased for the National

Gallery. interior, national gallery of new south wales

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