An etched bookplate for Frederick Lucas Benham MD
External dimensions 76 × 106 mm; in fine condition.
Peake 399 ('River scene with sampan'). George Alphonse Collingridge de Tourcey (1847-1931) was an important landscape artist and author, with a strong interest in the European discovery of Australia. Frederick Lucas Benham was a South Australian doctor and collector of books, pictures, coins, and medals (among other things); he was a major benefactor of the University of Adelaide. Provenance: H.B. (Harry) Muir (1909-1992), bookseller, publisher and bookplate collector; by descent.
Provenance: H.B. (Harry) Muir (1909-1992), bookseller, publisher and bookplate collector; by descent.
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