A. Henry FULLWOOD, The preferential tariff donkey Enlarge 1 /1

A. Henry FULLWOOD

Birmingham, England 1863 – Waverley, New South Wales, Australia 1930

  • Australia from 1883
  • United States of America, England 1900-20

The preferential tariff donkey c.1903 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, colour pencil; ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink and blue pencil Support: medium weight off-white card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pen and ink, 'REMUS'. signed verso lower right in black pen and ink, 'A.Henry Fullwood / 41 Kenilworth Court / Putney NSW'. not dated. Titled verso from upper centre in blue pencil, 'The Preferential Tariff Donkey (or / Ass?) [underlined] / Balfour to Chamberlain / Tis no use you'll have to get another mount / both these fellows refuse to rise him and they / can ride most things [underlined] / (almost anything)?'. inscribed across lower centre in black pencil, 'Balfour - Tis - no use Joe you'll have to get another mount / both these fellows refuse to ride him and they can ride most things'. inscribed lower right in blue pencil, '(see back)'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right on circular self-adhering sticker in black marker, 'M2'. Printed verso upper right on rectangular self-adhering sticker in black and red ink, 'CHRISTIE'S / 448'.
Dimensions: sheet 27.0 h x 34.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the Fullwood family 2013. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2013.486
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the Fullwood family, May 2013.