# 34576

SLATER, Edwin W.

Caricatures of anthropomorphic apes.

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Pen and ink on card, 320 x 250 mm (sheet); signed and dated by the artist lower right ‘E. W. Slater 1902’; verso with the artist’s wet stamp ‘E. W. Slater, Broad Street, Whittlesea’ (Cambridgeshire, U.K.); water staining along the left-hand edge; unmounted and unframed.

Edwin W. Slater was born in England in 1875 and some time prior to World War One emigrated to Australia. He settled in Melbourne, where he had a career as advertising manager for Foy & Gibson. Slater was an accomplished amateur artist in watercolour, pen and ink, and pencil.

From a large archive of Slater’s original drawings and watercolours.