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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

not titled [Christmas scene with elephant] [recto] (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 or titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower edge in black pencil, 'this width 4 ins'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, '4.30 Friday'.
Dimensions: image 26.7 h x 14.6 w cm sheet 31.6 h x 17.8 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.