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

  • Australia from 1839

Fair prospects c.1853 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'S. T. G.'. not dated. titled lower right in pen and black ink, 'Fair Prospects'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso upper right sideways in black pencil, 'Forest Creek'.
Dimensions: sheet 31.3 h x 43.8 w cm image 29.5 h x 41.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.388
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, July 1976.
  • From the auction, 'Australia, New Zealand, British and European, Historical and Contemporary, Drawings and Prints, Bronzes and Ceramics', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, July 1976, lot 520C.