Dore HAWTHORNE, Compulsory hair protector Enlarge 1 /1


Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia 1895 – Manly, New South Wales, Australia 1977

Compulsory hair protector 1945 Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in brush and gouache Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed. Dated and inscribed lower right in gouache, 'Brendorah / '45'. inscribed lower edge in goauche, 'Specifications, S.A.F. compulsory hair protector, female..tolerance = 9.8765 T.P.I plus minus'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'No 19'.
Dimensions: image 25.4 h x 30.4 w cm sheet 29.8 h x 35.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.2164
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Important Woman Artists, Melbourne, 1979.