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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

"Sammy the swaggie..." (early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink and black pencil Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'D. H. S.'. not dated. Titled as part of image in pen and black ink, 'Sammy the Swaggie...'.
Secondary Insc: (See Notes for full text.)
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre in black pencil, '4 inches'. Inscribed verso upper centre to centre in black pencil, 'All Wanted / Monday Midday / 21st July / Geo / Woods'.
Dimensions: image 22.0 h x 14.6 w cm sheet 25.4 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.