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Hungerford, England 1917 – Auckland, New Zealand 1992

  • Australia 1944-60
  • New Zealand from 1961

Leading Seaman Simpson 8 November 1944 Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: buff paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated centre right in black pencil 'Beadle '44'. Dated centre right in black pencil '8.11.44.'. Titled and inscribed verso lower edge in pen and black ink 'Leading Seaman Simpson of HM Submarine 'Sturdy'/ has completed some forty patrols during this war.'.
Dimensions: image 19.4 h x 16.6 w cm sheet 27.9 h x 20.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.819
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Bonython Galleries (Sydney), Sydney, 1976.