Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]. Livingston Hopkins, 1846–1927 Amer./Aust.
Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]
Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]
Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]
Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]
Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]
Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]
Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]
Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]
Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]
Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]
Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]
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Sketches [Friends & Associates Of The Artist]

c1900–1902. Scrapbook containing 72 ink drawings, five pencil drawings, two process screen prints and newspaper clippings; many drawings annotated in ink or pencil, some with names or aliases, scrapbook titled “Sketches” on cover, sizes range from 3.7 x 2.6cm to 15.5 x 24.4cm (drawings) and 28.4 x 22.5 x 1.2cm (scrapbook). Soiling and wear to cover of scrapbook, stains, discolouration, foxing or creases to some images, two pages with remnants of drawings.

Most drawings are on scraps of unused memoranda sheets with Manchester Insurance Company (of 13 Queen Street, Melbourne) letterhead with calendar margins dating from 1900 to 1902, pasted into an insurance ledger book. Some images are drawn directly on ledger pages, some are loose.

Many of the images depict named personages and ordinary people, including policemen, itinerant workers. Personages include Australian Prime Minister George Reid, several cricketers and the artist Phil May.

The scrapbook also includes one spoof entry for the insurance of “Ethel Richards, young lady”, of Nagabri, and a loose page of newspaper clippings showing artist Phil May lineblock caricatures.

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Item #CL203-15

Price (AUD): $7,700.00  other currencies

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