Alfred SELLS, Burnt gum tree. Near Mount Crawford. S.A. Enlarge 1 /1

Alfred SELLS

Southwark, Surrey, England 1822 – Edenbridge, Kent, England 1908

  • Australia from 1876-1888

Burnt gum tree. Near Mount Crawford. S.A. 1878
Collection Title: Album of sketches [views of Europe, Saint Helena and from voyage on S.S. Somersetshire; views of Adelaide and the Barossa Valley, South Australia]
Page: page 37
Place made: South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: albums, drawings, graphite; ink; paper; watercolour drawing in pen and ink and watercolour over black pencil Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper tipped into album
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Inscribed lower left to lower centre within image in black pencil, 'Burnt Gum near Mt Crawford / S. Australia 1878'. Inscribed on album page lower centre to lower right below image in black pen and ink, 'Burn Gum Tree. near Mt. Crawford. S.A. / 1878.'
Dimensions: image 16.2 h x 11.6 w cm sheet 16.2 h x 11.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.926.37.C
  • Collection of the artist.
  • Thence by descent to private collection, England.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia from Bonhams, Exploration and Travel, London, 15 September 2010.