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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia 1989

  • Europe, Africa 1936-40
  • Bali 1967-80

Badge finds a platypus Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and india ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed centre (at lower right corner of image) in india ink, 'D.F.'. signed, titled and inscribed lower right in india ink, 'Donald Friend. / illustration 'Badge finds a / Platypus'. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '10' [in circle]. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'D1097'.
Dimensions: image 14.0 h x 17.8 w cm sheet 29.0 h x 39.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.714.37
Subject: Australia, Animal: Platypus
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Artarmon Galleries, Sydney, 1977.