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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

Jane Newcombe, George Gee and Josie Melville in "Kid boots" (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: two overlapping sheets of cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink 'D. H. S.'. not dated. Titled upper centre to lower centre in pen and black ink 'Jane/Newcombe/George/Gee/&/Josie/Melville/ in/'Kid Boots'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '6 inches/Friday Ev' [in circle]. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '265' or '365'.
Dimensions: image 25.1 h x 30.3 w cm sheet 25.1 h x 35.6 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.