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Dirt for ever... These new Sydney bathing regulations

pen and ink
12.9 × 9.0 cm irreg. (image) 21.5 × 13.6 cm (sheet)
inscribed in pen and brown and black inks l.c.: McCRAE.07. / DIRT FOR EVER (underlined) (crossed through in brown ink) / Sydney / These new ^ Bathing Regulations / (...illeg.) BILL (...illeg.) THOSE / AS AD THEIR BARVES REG'LAR. BUT NEVER / (...illeg.) MORE (...illeg.) CANNOT DEGRADE MY MANHOOD / (...illeg.) WEARIN' (...illeg.) SKIRT (...illeg.) ULATION (underlined) (...illeg.)
inscribed in pen and brown ik on reverse u.c.: Paid / 18/(...illeg.)
inscribed in pencil on reverse c.: 5/
Accession Number
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss Jessie Plant, 1976
© the artist's estate
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