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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

"When I went to the Show ..." [recto]
Bahloo [verso]
(early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink and black pencil [recto]; drawing in black pencil [verso] Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled recto as part of image in pen and black ink, 'When I went to the Show...'. Titled verso upper right in black pencil, 'BAHLOO'.
Secondary Insc: (See Notes for full text).
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed recto upper edge upside down in black pencil, '4 inches'. Inscribed verso centre in black pencil, '121' [in circle].
Dimensions: image (recto) 23.0 h x 15.4 w cm image (verso) 5.0 h x 13.6 w cm sheet 26.4 h x 17.6 w
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.