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Alderstone, England 1851 – Bondi, New South Wales, Australia 1942

  • France 1869
  • Australia from 1878

Sketchbook mainly of portraits and figures (Sketchbook 1) 1873 Description: [28] leaves with [50] compositions on [25] leaves and inside back cover (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of portraits and figures (Sketchbook 1)
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; ink; paper; watercolour drawing in pen and brush and ink, black pencil and watercolour Support: paper, cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed. Dated inside front cover ink, 'July 17th 1873'. inscribed inside front cover ink, 'Julian R Ashton / 85 Bartholemew Road / Camden Road/NW'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover pencil, 'Book No. 1'.
Dimensions: cover 9.6 h x 13.0 w cm sheet 8.9 h x 12.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Richard Ashton, the artist’s son, Sydney, 1977.