Dr Ross, father of the House
27 Apr 1864 - 05 Aug 1903
Dr Andrew Ross (1829-1910) was born in Scotland. An army surgeon, he arrived in Sydney in 1857 and subsequently served as an alderman and magistrate, district registrar for Births, Deaths and Marraiges, coroner and government advisor. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of NSW in 1880.
excerpt from Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, '19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels in the Gallery's collection', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005
pencil on buff paper
26.7 x 18.5 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "PHIL MAY". Not dated.
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2005–24 Jul 2005
Referenced in 1 publication
Hendrik Kolenberg, 19th century Australian watercolours, drawing and pastels from the Gallery's collection, 'Introduction', pg. 6-16, Sydney, 2005, 15, 80 (colour illus.).