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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

Next boat leaves last Christmas (early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in pen and ink; brush and ink and black pencil Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower centre in pen and black ink 'D./H./S.' not dated. Titled upper right in pen and black ink 'Next boat/leaves/last Christmas'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed upper centre (on pennant) in ink 'S.S.Unicorn'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre in purple ink '5 inches'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '154'.
Dimensions: image 15.1 h x 21.7 w cm sheet 19.6 h x 23.2 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.