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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

Diggers and the diggings, Ballarat c.1857 Place made: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper mounted on paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled lower edge in black pencil, 'Diggers and the diggings, Ballower rightt'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing in ballpoint pen, '7'.
Dimensions: sheet 10.9 h x 18.0 w cm backing 12.4 h x 21.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.12
  • With the artist until his death in 1915.
  • By family descent to Mr C.W. Strutt, a grandson of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from C .W. Strutt,, England, February 1980.