Shoalhaven River, junction with Broughton Creek, New South Wales
27 Jan 1851 - 27 Apr 1942
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
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".
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 4 exhibitions
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
Referenced in 4 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