Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia 1989

  • Europe, Africa 1936-40
  • Bali 1967-80

Souvenir of the most incredible party of 1944 [Mad memorable party] 25 March 1944 Creation Notes: The artist joined the AIF in 1942, and was an official war artist in 1945
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink and watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated, titled and inscribed lower edge in pen and black ink, 'To Bill Beresford - / souvenir of the most incredible party of 1944 / - and probably the War Years. Donald. 25th March. '44'.
Dimensions: image 25.0 h x 20.5 w cm sheet 25.0 h x 20.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mr Bill Beresford 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.362
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Bill Beresford, London, 2005.