- Other Title
- The Shoalhaven River at its junction with the Broughton
- Place where the work was made
New South Wales
- Media category
- Materials used
- pencil, watercolour, opaque white
- 58.1 x 92.2 cm sheet; frame 87.0 x 121.5 x 7.0 cm
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., red watercolour "J.R. ASHTON/ 1891".
- Purchased 1891
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Broughton Creek is a tributary of the Shoalhaven River, to the south of Sydney.
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 6 exhibitions
Watercolour drawings competition - scenery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Nov 1891–01 Jan 1892
World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, Jackson Park, Chicago, 01 May 1893–30 Oct 1893
Exhibition of Australian art in London (1898), Grafton Galleries, London, 02 Apr 1898–31 Jul 1898
Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection (1991), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 1991–07 Jul 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
Hubert Howe Bancroft, The book of the fair; an historical and descriptive presentation of the world's science, art, and industry, as viewed through the Columbian Exposition at Chicago in 1893, Chicago, 1893, 729.
Grafton Galleries, Exhibition of Australian art in London, London, 1898. cat.no. 185
Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, 19th century Australian watercolours, drawing and pastels from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2005, 105 (colour illus.).
Hendrik Kolenberg, Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1991. cat.no. 5
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893: Catalogue of the exhibits in the New South Wales Courts, 'Department K - fine arts, painting, sculpture, architecture and decoration. Group 141 - paintings in watercolours', Sydney, 1893, 440. cat.no. 6; section 1191 as 'The Shoalhaven River at its junction with the Broughton'
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