George W. LAMBERT, Hanged himself Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

Hanged himself [Drawing for magazine illustration, new chum and bushman] (1899) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed upper right in pen and black ink, 'Geo.W.Lambert'. not dated. inscribed verso upper centre in pen and black ink, 'Strangles'; inscribed verso lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Augustus'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso centre in red pencil, '7307'; upper right, ink '3349'; upper right in black pencil, '35/'.
Dimensions: sheet 31.5 h x 29.5 w cm image 20.0 h x 17.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.714.120
  • With Artarmon Galleries, Sydney.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Artarmon Galleries, Sydney, 1977.