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

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

The State Coach, Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 2 June 1953 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, drawing in pastel, pen and ink, brush and ink and watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and titled upper right in pen and black ink, 'The State Coach / Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II / June 2nd 1953. / Donald Friend.'.
Dimensions: image 31.2 h x 48.4 w cm sheet 31.2 h x 48.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1959
Accession No: NGA 59.38
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Redfern Gallery, London, January 1959.