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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 en route to UK 1947] 1947 Description: sketchbook in tan cloth-bound hard cover
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawing in pen and ink, ink wash, black pencil, watercolour and colour pencil with collaged addition of cut paper Support: thin smooth cream wove paper, thin smooth buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Inscribed on front cover lower left edge in black ink, 'BEGUN ON / 'ORION' 1947 en / route to U.K.'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 10.9 h x 16.3 w x 2.7 d cm book (open) 10.9 h x 33.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the McAuslan family, 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1293
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the McAuslan family, Sydney, 2010.