John MATHER, Old fire tower, Melbourne Enlarge 1 /1


Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1848 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1916

  • Australia from 1878

Old fire tower, Melbourne [Old Melbourne; A bit of old Melbourne] 1904 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J.Mather'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Old Fire Tower / Melb'.
Dimensions: image 25.2 h x 19.3 w cm plate-mark 25.8 h x 19.8 w cm sheet (irregular) 32.8 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.1004
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Cyril Dillon, the printer of the work.
  • Peter Dillon (son of Cyril Dillon), by descent.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery from Peter Dillon, 1991.