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Medium
pen and brush and ink and gouache over pencil
Measurements
26.2 × 37.9 cm irreg. (image) 27.7 × 39.6 cm irreg. (sheet)
Inscription
inscribed in brush and ink (in image) l.c.l.: Amb (mb underlined) / O DYSON / 07.
printed on paper label adhered to reverse c.r.: TREADING ON HIS CORNS. / "Mr W.H. Irvine, M.H.R., has made a splenetic attack on the Acting = / Prime Minister....Mr. Irvine said it was time someone trod / on that gentleman's corns, and trod on them vigorously." - AGE.
inscribed in pen and brown ink on reverse c.: Treading on His Corns (on underliend three times) / " Mr / W. / H Irvine, M.H.R. has made / a splenetic attack on the Acting Prime Minister / Mr Irvine said it was time someone trod / on that gentleman's ^ / corns / and he trod on them / vigorously. Age (Age underlined)
inscribed in pencil on reverse (diagonally) u.c.l.: 10/6
Accession Number
P143-1976
Department
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss Jessie Plante, 1976
Gallery location
Not on display