Titled lower centre
This etching is based on the drawing All tastes like dust in the mouth/ All strikes like iron in the mind, from the series ''Back of Beyond'' in the collection of the British Museum.
Private collection, London.
The drawing from which this etching is based is reproduced in ROSENTHAL, T.G., Sidney Nolan, London, 2002, ill. p. 130 as Desert 1953, and CLARK, Kenneth, MacINNES, Colin and Bryan ROBERTSON, Sidney Nolan, London, 1961, ill. pl. 53 as Desert 1953.