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

print after

  • Australia from 1839


publisher (organisation)

  • active England 1850s-60s

Christmas on the diggings, or the unwelcome visitor who came uninvited. c.1865
Collection Title: 'Sketches of Australian life and scenery, complete in 12 plates'. London: Messrs Newbold & Co., c.1865
Page: no.8
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: thick smooth white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in green marker, '13/0104 [inscribed diagonally]'. Affixed to frame backing upper right rectangular white self-adhesive label inscribed in pen and black ink, 'Do Christmas on the Diggings'. Affixed to frame backing lower left rectangular green and white self-adhesive Comalco label. Affixed to frame backing lower left rectangular silver self-adhesive Crafs label. Affixed to frame backing lower centre black self-adhesive Jarman the Picture Framer label.
Dimensions: printed image 17.0 h x 30.3 w cm printed image and text 20.5 h x 30.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Rio Tinto Limited 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1793
Subject: Australia, Gold rush to industry, 1851-1901
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Rio Tinto Limited, Melbourne, 2014.