Percy LEASON, The disadvantages of being an Englishman Enlarge 1 /1


Kaniva, Victoria, Australia 1889 – New York, United States of America 1959

  • United States of America from 1938

The disadvantages of being an Englishman 1921 Description: 7 drawings with text on each, on one sheet
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink and brush Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink 'Leason'. not dated. inscribed across lower edge in pen and black ink, 'The Disadvantages of Being an Englishman / (Being the sad experiences of John Henry Bloggs / late of Blobbshire, Eng, now of Australia)'.
Tertiary Insc: Rubber stamp verso centre left and centre right, 'Published / 30/6/21'.
Dimensions: sheet 48.4 h x 29.2 w cm image 40.2 h x 25.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1602
Image rights: Permission granted in memory of Percy Leason
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Artarmon Gallery, Sydney, 1979.