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Gordon McAUSLAN

New Zealand 1913 – Australia 1996

  • Australia 1936-41
  • Overseas army service 1941-46
  • Scotland 1947-49
  • New Zealand 1949-51
  • Australia from 1951

not titled [sketchbook of poems, notes, small sketches 1945-9] 1945-1949 Description: sketchbook staple-bound in thin buff card
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in pen and ink, black pencil, ballpoint pen; collaged addition of cut paper Support: thin smooth cream wove paper, lined notepaper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Dated on front cover upper right in black ink, '1945 - / ? 48 or / 9'. Inscribed on front cover centre in black ink, 'NONSENSE / POEMS / NOTES - IDEAS / ADDRESSES / SMALL / SKETCHES'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 16.3 h x 10.1 w x 0.3 d cm book (open) 16.3 h x 20.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the McAuslan family, 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1290
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the McAuslan family, Sydney, 2010.