Untitled (Sketchbook)

Vivian Smith, Artist

This is one of the drawings in our collection. It was made in 1918-1919. The place where it was made is unknown.
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Object Detail

a) 209 x 140 x 10mm
b) 38 x 77mm
c) 77 x 128mm
d) 112 x 180mm
pencil on paper
a) Sketchbook containing drawings thought to have been made by Vivian Smith during active service in World War I. The drawings include caricatures, mythological subjects, illustrations, compositional studies, and sketches of ships and military personnel.

b) Calling card reading: Vivian Smith / Norfolk Lodge / Sheffield.

c) Sheet of paper depicting a wartime scene, dated May 1918. A pile of military equipment, including a hat and a bag is located in the mid-ground. A figure lying on his front can be seen in the distance. A boot is visible in the foreground on the far left.

d) Sheet of paper depicting a wartime scene. Five figures can be seen at work, some with pick axes. They are possibly digging a tunnel. The work is undated.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Lilian Smith.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
19 Aug 1983



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