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D.H. SOUTER

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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

"I want to be like Captain Cook ..." (early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink and brush and ink Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'D.H.S.'. not dated. Titled as part of work in pen and black ink, 'I want to be like Captain Cook...'.
Secondary Insc: (See Notes)
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper centre in black pencil, '-4- wide'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'As before'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '455'.
Dimensions: image 19.0 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 31.6 h x 16.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Brackenreg 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.260.7.63
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1935.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Sydney, May 1977.