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

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

Front and back of Butterfly's wig: from Madame Butterfly (1960) Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; ink; paper drawing in ink and wash and gouache Support: cream wove paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed lower left below image in black in ball point pen, 'MADAME BUTTERFLY. DESIGNER ELAINE HAXTON FRONT AND BACK OF BUTTERFLY'S WIG. JOAN HAMMOND. TOM BROWN DIRECTOR'.
Dimensions: sheet 38.2 h x 56.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.507.73
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia