Untitled (Lion cub and lioness)

Vivian Smith, Attributed to

This is one of the drawings in our collection. It was made in Wellington, Wellington Region, New Zealand in Feb 1913-Jun 1914?.
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Measurements
Support: 250 x 178mm
Secondary support (backing paper): 366 x 570mm
Media
pencil on paper mounted on paper
Description
Sketches of a lion cub made at Newtown Zoo in Wellington. The cubs were named George and Maud. It is unclear whether the cub depicted is male or female. A sketch of a lioness, known as Mary, has been drawn in the lower half of the page.
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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Accession Number:
1988/27/451

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