Duneed, Victoria, Australia 1867 – Olinda, Victoria, Australia 1943

  • England 1897-1906, 1907-24

not titled [Decorated and inscribed backing paper from the frame for gouache "Among the flies, Theatre Royal"]. 1890 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper pen and ink, paint, offset lithograph Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed upper right in pen and black ink, 'Smike'. not dated inscribed upper right in pen and black ink 'To Miss Bessie Fraser / with many happy returns / of the day / from Smike' [note: 'Smike' was Streeton's nickname]. Other inscriptions below illegible
Dimensions: sheet 49.8 h x 31.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.273.2
  • Gift from the artist to Bessie Fraser, Melbourne, c.1890
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the future Australian National Gallery, from Josua McClelland Gallery Print Room, Melbourne, July 1974.