Douglas ANNAND

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

22 March, 1903 – 14 December, 1976

Arthur James WHITMORE

Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia 1910 – 1965

Sydney Bridge celebrations March 1932 March 1932 Description: Design for poster for Sydney Harbour Bridge opening
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; graphite; paper drawing in gouache over black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and inscribed lower right in gouache 'D.S. ANNAND/A WHITMORE/SYDNEY' . Dated and titled lower edge as theme of work in gouache 'SYDNEY BRIDGE CELEBRATIONS/MARCH 1932'. Inscribed upper edge as part of design in goauche 'AUSTRALIA IS CALLING/SUNSHINE HAPPINESS OPPORTUNITY'.
Dimensions: image 26.6 h x 53.4 w cm sheet 37.6 h x 54.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.11.251
Image rights: © A.M. Annand
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tony Annand, the artist’s son, Sydney, 1989.