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Douglas ANNAND

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia 1903 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1976

22 March, 1903 – 14 December, 1976

Half penny [platypus theme] 1937 Description: Design for coin
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: tracing paper

Primary Insc: not signed. Dated and titled as part of design in black pencil 'HALF PENNY/ AUSTRALIA/1937'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed upper centre in black pencil, ' '1/2'.
Dimensions: image 10.2 diameter sheet 25.4 h x 20.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.11.130
Subject: Australia, Animal: Platypus
Image rights: © A.M. Annand
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tony Annand, the artist’s son, Sydney, 1989.