Collection Online
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
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