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Aberdeen, Scotland 1862 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1935

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

Carnival costumes in 'The street singers' (early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; gouache; graphite; paper drawing in pen and ink and brush and gouache and black pencil Support: paper mounted on cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'D. H. S.'. not dated. Titled lower edge as part of work in pen and black ink, 'Carnival costumes in The Street Singers'.
Secondary Insc: (See Notes)
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso centre in black pencil, '2 col' [in circle].
Dimensions: image 14.4 h x 22.5 w cm sheet 15.0 h x 23.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Brackenreg 1977.
Accession No: NGA
  • With the artist until his death in 1935.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Sydney, May 1977.