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A witness for the defence
1927

Medium
pen, brush and ink, gouache and pencil
Measurements
37.6 × 48.6 cm (comp.) 51.0 × 52.8 cm (sheet)
Inscription
inscribed in brush and ink (in image) l.l.: Will Dyson
inscribed in pen and ink l.l.: A WITNESS FOR THE DEFENCE / AUSTRALIA: "I'M SORRY! I WONDER IF IT'S TRUE!" / THE GOB (crossed out in pencil) : MAYBE! I DIDN'T NOTICE IT!"} OR {"SAY BO, HERE'S ONE TOURIST WHAT / DIDN'T NOTICE IT!" (underlined twice)
inscribed in pencil l.r.: 3 cols (in a circle)
inscribed in pencil on reverse c.: Herald / published / 9/11/27
Accession Number
686.114-5
Department
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Hugh McCubbin, 1960
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display