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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

Young emigrant from Cumberland asleep on the ship 'Culloden' for Melbourne (1850) Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled lower edge in pen and black ink 'Young Emigrant from 'Cumberland' Asleep on the Ship 'Culloden' for Melbourne'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in ink '25'.
Dimensions: sheet 18.0 h x 16.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.21
Subject: Emigration to Australia
  • 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.