Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1927 – Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1982

  • England 1951-56

not titled [snow on construction camp, Mount Gregory (2)] 21 November 1971 Description: Housing for construction workers, during construction of Board of Works Thomson River Tunnel to Upper Yarra Dam, beyond Warburton.
Place made: Upper Yarra catchment area, Warburton, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in gouache and synthetic polymer paint Support: wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper left corner, 'Arches/ FRANCE', lower right corner, 'Arches/ FRANCE', cont remarks

Primary Insc: signed verso lower right in pen and black ink, 'Fred Williams'. not dated. not titled
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'R'. Inscribed verso upper left upside down in black pencil '34'.
Dimensions: image, overall 55.8 h x 77.8 w cm image A 17.8 h x 77.8 w cm image B 20.4 h x 77.8 w cm image C 15.4 h x 77.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 55.8 h x 77.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.2989.98
Image rights: © Estate of Fred Williams
  • With the artist until his death in 1982.
  • By descent to Lyn Williams, the artists widow.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Lyn Williams, Melbourne, August 1983.