Creswick, Victoria, Australia
Springwood, New South Wales, Australia
Porter from the Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo] [recto]
not titled [sketches of heads] [verso]
between 1900 and 1909
Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Materials & Technique:
drawing in black pencil
Support: wove paper
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'Sketched at Colombo on way to London 1910./ It is a Study of a Porter from the/ Grand Oriental Hotel as indicated by/ the letters GOH below head./ The head appears in page 559 in/ 'The Lone Hand' magazine March 1910./ It is an illustration to the article by Norman, 'Colombo, a tripper's day'
x 16.2 w
x 12.2 w
x 19.0 w
: Gift of Keith Wingrove 1995
: NGA 95.235AB
- Collection of Keith Kingrove (1910-1995), who formed a major collection of material relating to Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) and the art of Bookplates.
- Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Keith Wingrove, Highgate, South Australia, June 1995.