England 1823 – 1855

  • Australia 1841 - 1847

Perth, Swan River, as viewed from Melville Water 1846 or 1847 Title Notes: Information on verso
Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, paper; watercolour painting in watercolour Support: off-white paper

Primary Insc: not signed.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed in verso in sepia ink, G.C. Mickleham [sp.?] Cap (t) ['t' in superscript] Ffarrington - 51 (st) ['st' in superscript]'. K.O.L.J./ Perth. Swan River = as viewed from/ Melville Water. in 1846 - 47='. Printed title [on label], 'Captain Richard Atherton Ffarington/ (1823-1855) 51st K.O.L.J./ 'Perth. Swan River as viewed from Melville Water, in 1846-47.'
Dimensions: image 11.8 h x 21.8 w cm sheet 12.6 h x 23.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Wordsworth Collection, purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1002
Subject: Collection: The Wordsworth collection of Western Australian colonial art, acquired 2010. Australia, Art period: Colonial, Western Australia
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Marie Louise Wordsworth, Perth, October 2010.