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Aberdeen, Scotland 1862 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1935

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

Solving the sex problem [recto] (early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; graphite; ink drawing in pen and ink and black pencil Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'D. H. Souter.'. not dated. Titled verso centre upside down in black pencil, 'Solving the sex problem'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso centre upside down in black pencil ' 'I sye Bill, wots a neffer, a nim or a ner?' 'A neffer's nyther ye nut, its a nit' '.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '8890/4 wide'.
Dimensions: image 19.2 h x 21.6 w cm sheet 20.6 h x 25.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Brackenreg 1977.
Accession No: NGA
  • With the artist until his death in 1935.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Sydney, May 1977.