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An image of Govett's Gorge, looking towards the valley of the Grose, New South Wales by Charles Edward Hern
Alternate image of Govett's Gorge, looking towards the valley of the Grose, New South Wales by Charles Edward Hern

Charles Edward Hern

(England, Australia 1848 – 26 Dec 1893)

Title
Govett's Gorge, looking towards the valley of the Grose, New South Wales
Other titles:
Falls, Govett's Leap
(The falls, Govett's Leap)
Year
1879
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
watercolour
Dimensions

67.0 x 47.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., "C.E. Hern 1879".
Credit
Purchased 1881
Accession number
9948
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Patricia McDonald, Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, 'Art at the Garden Palace', pg. 25-29, Sydney, 1979, 41.

Hendrik Kolenberg., Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection, 'Introduction', Sydney, 1991. not paginated, cat.no. 31

Daniel Thomas, Australian art in the 1870s, 'Introduction', pg.4-6, Sydney, 1976, 24. no. 91

Natalie Wilson, Selling a nation: Australian artists at International Exhibitions [M.A., University of Sydney], 'Organisation of the New South Wales display in Chicago', pg.18-45, Sydney, 2001, between 26-27 (colour illus.), 27. figure no. 12

Exhibition history (5)

Sydney International Exhibition (1879-80), The Garden Palace, 17 Sep 1879–20 Apr 1880

World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, Jackson Park, Chicago, 01 May 1893–30 Oct 1893

Australian art in the 1870s:

Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, 24 Sep 1979–24 Nov 1979

Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection (1991), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 1991–07 Jul 1991