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William STRUTT

Teignmouth, Devonshire, England 1825 – Wadhurst, England 1915

  • France 1838-48
  • Australia 1850-55
  • New Zealand 1855-56
  • Australia 1856-62

'John Williams' when moored at the Sandridge railway pier, Hobson's Bay, Melbourne (1856) Place made: Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed, not dated. Titled lower left in pen and black ink 'John Williams' and verso 'John Williams when moored at the/Sandridge Railway Pier. Hobsons Bay/Melbourne - Victoria'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, 'AV 7'.
Dimensions: image 6.7 h x 10.8 w cm sheet 7.3 h x 11.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.702
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1915.
  • By family descent.
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the proposed Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney, November 1973