Image unavailable


Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1836 – Hunters Hill, New South Wales, Australia 1914

  • England 1898, 1900

Hell's Gates, Davey River, West Coast, Tasmania. 1871 Place made: Davey River, (South West), Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil and ink wash Support: cream handmade paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in watercolour, 'W C Piguenit'. not dated. title lower centre in black pencil, 'Hell's Gates. Davey River. West Coast. Tasmania'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right in black pencil, '...(illeg) (5'. inscribed verso upper centre in blue crayon, '29'.
Dimensions: image 28.0 h x 36.2 w cm sheet 30.6 h x 38.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.198
  • Dr. Clifford Craig, Launceston, Tasmania.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania: The Dr. Clifford Craig Collection, Sydney: Christie, Manson & Woods [auction], 13-15 October 1975, lot 671 (part)