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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1909 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1999

  • England 1932-39
  • USA, England, Europe c.1946-49

Costume design for gardeners: from Madame Butterfly (1960) Materials & Technique: drawings, costume designs, crayon; gouache; graphite; pastel; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil, brush and gouache and brush and watercolour, wax crayon and pastel crayon Support: very thin smooth off-white paper; with two fabric colour swatches attached with pin
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed lower left below image in black pencil, 'ELAINE. HAXTON' Not dated. Titled lower right below image in black ballpoint pen, 'gardiner [sic] madame butterfly.' Inscription upper right beside image in black pencil, 'Servant, / mauve + white [illegible] / (check 1") faced in white / cotton. lined with olive green / waist sash. / earth brown. / Straw shoes / white sweat[?] / on head / [illegible] of cotton / canvas.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image (irregular) 40.0 h x 30.0 w sheet 52.6 h x 41.2 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.507.53
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia