Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1848 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1916

  • Australia from 1878

Aboriginal family (1905) Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J Mather [partial, due to paper loss]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 10.2 h x 15.1 w cm sheet 11.4 h x 16.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.578
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, February 1986.