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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

"Christmas comes but once a year ..." (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 left in pen and black ink, 'D.H.S.' not dated. Titled as part of work in pen and black ink, 'Christmas comes but once a year...'.
Secondary Insc: (See Notes)
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed in black pencil, '-4- wide'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '154 [underlined]/292'.
Dimensions: image 22.6 h x 15.1 w cm sheet 31.6 h x 17.2 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.