Periton, Devonshire, England 1818 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1880

print after

  • Australia from 1839


publisher (organisation)

  • active England 1850s-60s

Christmas on the diggings c.1865
Collection Title: 'Sketches of Australian life and scenery, complete in 12 plates'. London: Messrs Newbold & Co., c.1865
Page: no.8
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone, hand-coloured in watercolour Support: cream wove paper subsequently mounted on thin cream cardboard
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: No inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Xmas on the Diggings (illeg) on (illeg) visitor/ (illeg) came (illeg) no.8.'.
Dimensions: printed image 17.8 h x 30.8 w cm sheet 17.8 h x 30.8 w cm backing sheet 20.8 h x 34.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1556
Subject: Australia, Gold rush to industry, 1851-1901
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street, Sydney, 10 August 1976.