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Photographic print of a pen and ink drawing by W.F. Gordon (entitled "STRAY LEAVES") adhered to a piece of brown card which in turn was originally attached to a larger piece of brown card - but which has now come away. Adhered to larger piece of board is a newspaper article entitled "STRAY LEAVES" / Representing a Study-table". Machine printed text (in red) below photographic print reads as follows: ""STRAY LEAVES." / Pen and Ink Picture, by W.F. Gordon. Awarded Medal at Sydney Intercolonial Exhibition, 1879; and Certificates of Merit at Melbourne Exhibition, 1880, and Dunedin Exhibition, 1881." Hand written in black ink lower right hand side of text reads as follows: "With W.F. Gordon's Compliments / New Plymouth Nov 27th 1922.". Newspaper article explains the various objects included in the study sketch (the article claims thee are over seventy different articles in the picture) some are listed as follows: N.Z. telegram; cheque, pencil, dominoes, matches, cards, a one pound note, old N.Z. threepenny ticket, Punch, the Sydney Morning Herald and a letter from "Polly Plum".
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