Alfred SELLS, Bridges over deep creek. Near Williamstown. S.A. Enlarge 1 /1

Alfred SELLS

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

  • Australia from 1876-1888

Bridges over deep creek. Near Williamstown. S.A. 1879
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 67
Place made: South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: 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 right within image in black pencil, 'Deep Creek'. Inscribed on album page centre to centre right below image in black pen and ink, 'Bridges over 'Deep Creek'. near Williamstown / S.A. 1879.'
Dimensions: image 16.3 h x 12.0 w cm sheet 16.3 h x 12.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.926.67.B
Provenance:
  • 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.