Tram Drawing 1980 [W/P]

Synthetic polymer paint on paper, 57 x 80.8 (image), 70.8 x 98 (sheet)

signed, dated and titled [on reverse: ‘tram drawing 1980 / Howard Arkley / acrylic on paper’]

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra [84.1559]

The work is reproduced here via a file slide in Arkley’s archive (with process date Dec83), provisionally identified with the work in the NGA.

Possibly identical with one of the drawings exhibited at Hamilton in 1980.


  • acquired by NGA 1984 (details as above via NGA website)


  • (possibly) Hamilton AG, 10/80 (Ansett Art Award)
  • NGA 1983 (‘A Melbourne Mood’)