Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia 1903
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1976
22 March, 1903
– 14 December, 1976
1941 Description: Design for poster for The Red Cross
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, watercolours, cardboard; gouache drawing in brush and gouache and airbrush and gouache Support: cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: printed: verso 'Maidstone Fashion Plate Drawing Board'
Primary Insc: Signed and dated centre right in gouache, 'DOUGLAS ANNAND / 1941'.
Titled as main theme of work upper edge in gouache, 'HELP'.
Inscribed lower edge in gouache, 'COMFORTS ARMY NAVY AIRFORCE / NEEDS YOUR URGENT HELP' (and Red Cross symbol).
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '62'.
Inscribed verso twice, upper right in white chalk and centre left in black pencil, '125' .
image 47.0 h x 36.2 w cm sheet 50.8 h x 37.8 w cm
: Purchased 1989 Accession No
: NGA 89.11.220 Image rights
: © A.M. Annand
- Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tony Annand, the artist’s son, Sydney, 1989.