Potts Point, New South Wales, Australia 1920
Sydney, Australia 2001
- England, France 1947-50
- USA 1957-63, 1966-67
not titled [20 various small sketches, including construction of dowel and balls,  recto and  verso].
Collection Title: Sketchbook, mid-late 1947, London.
Page: leaf 8
London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique:
drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: thin smooth cream wove cartridge paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Primary Insc: Dated verso lower left in black pencil, '20/8/47'.
Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '[science ???] [underlined] / after seeing models of atom - crystals etc, [indistinguishable] / structures, feel more convinced than ever that / my abstract idea of volume forms a complete / relativity with Nature generally - / [underline] / ------- The conception of various / woods, metals materials, (in Space) [indistinguishable, stricken through] (idea / of crystal structure models) Tremendous / field for experiement - '.
Inscribed verso centre left beside sketch in black pencil, 'wood coloured / + / wire'.
Inscribed verso lower left enclosed within rectangular border in black pencil, 'feel very stimulated to build model ship / Royal yacht. / Base carving or Ship Form [enclosed within circle]. Which I know well. [underlined]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
leaf 17.6 h x 12.2 w cm cover 17.6 h x 12.2 w cm
: Purchased 1976 Accession No
: NGA 76.1255.10.8
- Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Sydney, 1976.