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Periton, Devonshire, England 1818 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1880

  • Australia from 1839


Australia commenced 1858 – 1866

printer (organisation)

On the board of works 1866
Collection Title: [Melbourne 'high' and 'low' lifes]
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone, hand-coloured in watercolour Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: A series of Melbourne caricatures was initiated but appears to have remained unfinished.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: Blindstamp lower right below image, 'S.T. GILL / MELBOURNE [encircled, with buckle motif]'.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 30.3 h x 21.1 w cm printed border-line 31.0 h x 21.1 w cm printed image and text 31.4 h x 21.1 w cm sheet 39.5 h x 29.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.1468
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Caricature Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Booksellers, Melbourne, 2011