Teignmouth, Devonshire, England 1825
Wadhurst, England 1915
- France 1838-48
- Australia 1850-55
- New Zealand 1855-56
- Australia 1856-62
Gold escort, Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper mounted on paper
Primary Insc: not signed.
Dated and titled lower centre of backing in pen and black ink 'Gold Escort Melbourne 1852'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed upper left of sheet in black pencil '3 abreast'.
Inscribed lower right of sheet in black pencil 'all with little straw hats/but... (illeg) drivers with a cap'.
Inscribed verso of backing lower edge in ink 'The men of Escort wore little straw hats, and red shirts or jumpers./The drivers wore caps covered with white.'
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing upper left in black pencil, 'AU19'.
sheet 4.3 h x 18.9 w cm backing 7.2 h x 22.2 w cm
: Purchased 1973 Accession No
: NGA 73.707
- 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