George W. LAMBERT, The perils of introducing ping-pong in the backblocks Enlarge 1 /1


St Petersburg, Russia 1873 – Cobbity, New South Wales, Australia 1930

  • Australia 1887-1900
  • France and England 1900-21
  • Australia from 1921

The perils of introducing ping-pong in the backblocks 1902 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil, pen and ink, grey wash and opaque white Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: signed and inscribed lower right in pen and black ink, 'G.W.L. Paris'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: (See Notes for text associated with the illustration.)
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in ink, 'Mr Lambert / from 'Bulletin' '. Inscribed verso upper centre in ink, 'Paid 5-5-02'. Inscribed verso upper right in ink, '24' [in circle]. Label verso upper left in black pencil, 'A3762 / $750 / Mr S Lowe / 1012'.
Dimensions: image 20.4 h x 26.0 w cm sheet 22.1 h x 26.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.652
  • Collection of Mr S Lowe.
  • With Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney.
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney, March 1967.
  • Transferred to the Australian National Gallery Collection, 18 July 1990.