B.E. MINNS, McGettrick, he laughed... Enlarge 1 /1


Dungog, New South Wales, Australia 1864 – Taronga Park, New South Wales, Australia 1937

  • England 1895-1905
  • Aotearoa New Zealand c.1905

McGettrick, he laughed... 1905 Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink and wash and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left in black ink, 'B.E. Minns/ 05'. Signed and dated lower right in black pencil, 'B.E.Minns. 1905'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'McGettrick, he laughed, and the fellows laugh [sic], when he did laugh. Would terrify a horse'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower edge in blue crayon ' 3'[ins] '. Inscribed verso centre in blue crayon'March 06'. Inscribed verso upper centre in blue crayon '187', deleted in black ink. Inscribed verso centre in black ink '2374'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'a 3/6'.
Dimensions: image 18.4 h x 14.4 w cm sheet 23.2 h x 17.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1620
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rosalind Hollinrake, Melbourne, 1976.