New South Wales Blacks practising fighting before going to war
Collection Title: Sketchbook of Aboriginal activities
Wahgunyah, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, sketchbooks, drawing in pen and iron-gall ink Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre below image in pen and brown ink, 'New South Wales Blacks practising fighting / before going to war'.
sheet 23.8 h x 36.0 w cm
: Purchased 1994 Accession No
: NGA 94.1232.6
- Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Christie's Australia, Sydney, August 1994;
- From the auction, 'Australian and european paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture', Sydney: Christie's Australia, 14-15 August 1994, lot 31.