Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1848
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1916
Old fire tower, Melbourne
[Old Melbourne; A bit of old Melbourne] 1904
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: 1st state
Edition: edition unknown
Primary Insc: signed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J. Mather.'.
inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A bit of Old Melbourne, / first state'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
plate-mark 25.8 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 38.6 h x 24.4 w cm
: Gift of D M Desouker 1961 Accession No
: NGA 61.43 Subject
: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
- With the artist until his death in 1916.
- Collection of D. M. Desouker, England, by descent.
- Gift to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from D. M. Desouker, England, August 1961.