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

  • England 1898, 1900

The Butts of Ben Lomond, Tasmania [recto]
Peak of Ben Lomond [verso]
c.1880 Place made: Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, drawing in black pencil and pen and ink and wash [recto]; drawing in pen and ink and black pencil [verso] Support: cream Whatman paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled recto lower right in black pencil, 'The Butts of Ben Lomond/Tasmania'. Titled verso lower left in black pencil, 'Peak of Ben Lomond'. inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil 'x broken ploughed field'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in blue crayon '57'.
Dimensions: image 24.7 h x 37.9 w cm sheet 28.4 h x 37.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.221AB
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Tasmania
  • 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 685 (part)