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Alderstone, England 1851 – Bondi, New South Wales, Australia 1942

  • France 1869
  • Australia from 1878

Black Thursday 1885 or 1886 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; ink; gouache drawing in pen and ink; brush and ink and brush and gouache Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'J R Ashton'. not dated. inscribed upper right in black pencil, 'Black Thursday / Victoria'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso centre in black pencil, 'Black Thursday / No 10/190' [in circle]
Dimensions: image 34.1 h x 41.3 w cm sheet 41.4 h x 53.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.2589
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Australian Art Auctions, Sydney, December 1979.