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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1874 – 1954

Hobart waterfront [recto]
not titled (City scene) [verso]
[(Docks, Hobart)] c.1928 Place made: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour over underdrawing in black pencil [recto and verso] Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right of verso in watercolour, 'J. Connor'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil (in reference to the recto image), 'Hobart / Waterfront / Joseph Connor / 10 guineas'. Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil and ink (in reference to the recto image) '15 gns / L172 / No. 37'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'J'. Inscribed on old cardboard backing (now removed and stored with work) '15 gns / L172 / No. 37 / Hobart Waterfront / about 1928 / Mr Erney / Moore /(Sold)'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 35.2 h x 38.8 w cm image (verso) 35.2 h x 38.8 w cm sheet 35.2 h x 38.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1134AB
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Estate of Robert Campbell, Canberra, 1987.