S. T. GILL, Coffee tent and sly grog shop. Diggers breakfast 1852. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1839

Coffee tent and sly grog shop. Diggers breakfast 1852. 1854
Collection Title: The diggers and diggings of Victoria as they were in 1852. Melbourne: James J. Blundell & Co., 1855-56.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone, hand-coloured in watercolour Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 13.0 h x 19.2 w cm sheet 14.7 h x 23.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.634
Subject: Australia, Gold rush to industry, 1851-1901
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Spencer Scott Sandilands, Melbourne, February 1986.