'Drawing ever Closer' - series of sketches including W.G. Grace in the centre

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Artwork/Drawing
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Brief Description
Drawing, black ink on off- white paper, with some pencil markings and smudges showing through. Entitled "Drawing ever Closer", it has 5 separate panels; the upper shows a Roman soldier handing an 'Imperial Penny Postage' envelope to a 'Colonies' man, the three middle ones are entitled "Good/ for the Circulation", "THE/ IDOL OF THE HOUR", and "Phew!", and the lower cartoon is entitled "Watching/ the/ Eclipse". Housed in a hinged windowmount, using archival tape. Handwritten in pencil verso "P.H. Fearn,/ 3 Carlton Cottages, / Bushey."
Measurements
H: 550 W: 445mm (H: 21 5/8 W: 17 1/2")
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Location
In storage
Registration No
M6166
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Anthony Baer

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