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Sydenham, London, England 1893 – Willoughby, New South Wales, Australia 1977

  • England and Europe 1923-33
  • Tahiti 1933-34
  • Australia from 1935

From our house: native dwellings (1933-34) Place made: Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink over black pencil with watercolour Support: heavy cream paper

Primary Insc: signed and inscribed lower right in pen and black ink, 'Raokin (Maui)'. not dated. titled and inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '... (illeg)/ From our house / Native dwellings (Tahiti)'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '2' [in circle]. Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'X'. Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'D Ernest'.
Dimensions: image 28.0 h x 40.7 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 40.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.182.34
Image rights: The Estate of H.F Weaver Hawkins
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, acting on behalf of the artist, April 1976.