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Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1918 – London, England 1978

  • England from 1945

A sheet with tipped on reproduction of a drawing of King O'Malley by John Bainbridge Littlewood [recto] cover for New Theatre Review Feb-Mar 1944, linocut by John Bainbridge [verso]. 1942-44 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper half-tone line block, printed in black ink, from one stone [recto]; linocut, printed in brown ink, from one block [verso] Support: thin white paper mounted onto black cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated printed verso within image in relief, 'LITTLEWOOD/1942'.Titled verso below printed image in black ink, 'KING O'MALLEY/Founder of the Australian Commonwealth/ Bank'.
Dimensions: printed image (verso) 15.4 h x 11.0 w cm sheet (verso) 20.6 h x 15.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 80.4505AB
  • With the artist until his death in 1978.
  • Collection of Nan Bainbridge, the artist’s widow, by descent.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Nan Bainbridge, London, October, 1980.