Object Detail

Pencil drawing on rectangular sheet of paper, with border margins. The drawing depicts a full length environmental group portrait of beggars outside a window. In the foreground stand the beggars, a man and two children. They stand with their arms raised above their heads, with heads tilted upwards. The man wears a rucksack and has a crutch under his arm. There is an upside-down hat on the ground near his feet. In the middleground is a stone house with a small window. There is a woman seated at the window. Her head is tilted downwards, in the direction of the beggars. In the background are trees.
Bett Loan Collection
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Drawing/Art/Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 168 x 136mm
Sheet = Height x Width (mm) = 274 x 215mm
Measurement Description
Sheet = 274 w x 215 h Composition = 168 h x 136 w
Media and Materials
Media and Materials Description
Credit Line
S.S.F.[A beggar family, no date]. Pencil drawing on paper. Nelson Provincial Museum, Bett Loan Collection: AC800

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