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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

"A whole year older than I was a year ago ..." (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 right in pen and black ink 'D. H. S.'. not dated. Titled in image in pen and black ink 'A whole year older/Than I was a year ago...'.
Secondary Insc: (See Notes for full text.)
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper left in black pencil, 'Country Life/Thur/ 1 /January'. Inscribed lower centre in black pencil, '- 4 -'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '157/324'.
Dimensions: image 22.9 h x 15.4 w cm sheet 31.4 h x 18.6 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.