- Place where the work was made
New South Wales
- Media category
- Materials used
- pencil, watercolour, white gouache
- 39.0 x 54.0 cm sight; 68.0 x 80.2 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, brown watercolour "J. Mather 10.89".
- Purchased 1890
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
A ferry between Mosman's Bay on Sydney's North Shore and the city provided access for visitors to the popular artists' camp at Edwards Beach.
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
Where the work was made
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Tenth Annual Exhibition of the Art Society of New South Wales (1889), Society Rooms, Union Chambers, Sydney, 1889 -
Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jan 1990–11 Mar 1990
Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jun 1991–25 Aug 1991
19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2005–24 Jul 2005
A Nation Imagined: The Artists of the Picturesque Atlas, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 12 Mar 2021–11 Jul 2021
Referenced in 5 publications
George Galway, Fifty years of Australian art 1879-1929, New South Wales, 1929, 52 (illus.).
Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, 19th century Australian watercolours, drawing and pastels from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2005, 91 (colour illus.).
Albie Thoms, Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Sydney, 1991, 15 (colour illus.), 78. plate no. 5, cat.no. 54
Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Art Society of New South Wales Spring Exhibition Catalogue (1889), Sydney, 1889. cat.no. 132
Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 89
Other works by John Mather
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