- Other Title
- Gathering ferns
- circa 1889
- Media category
- Materials used
- watercolour, gum and scraping out
- 25.5 x 23.2 cm image; 32.2 x 25.7 cm sheet; 43.0 x 39.0 x 2.0 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed l.r., brown ink "H. Allingham". Not dated.
- Purchased 1889
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 5 exhibitions
On the Surrey border, Fine Art Society (London), London, 1889–1889
Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1993–24 Oct 1993
British and European watercolours - the first thirty years of the collection 1875-1906, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 1996–02 Jun 1996
Victorian Childhood, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Feb 1999–19 Mar 1999
Victorian watercolours, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Jun 2017–03 Dec 2017
Referenced in 8 publications
Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, 7. no catalogue numbers
Anthony Lester (Compilator), The exhibited works of Helen Allingham RWS, 1848–1926, Wallingford, 1979, p 12.
Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 24, 27, col illus p 227.
Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 31.8.1880-4.8.1891, Sydney, 1880-1891, pp 443–44 (10 Sep 1889).
Annabel Watts, Helen Allingham's cottage homes revisited, Godalming, 2002, p 83.
AGNSW archive 103/1889, 05 Jul 1889.
AGNSW archive 55/1889, 26 Apr 1889.
Water-colour drawings by Mrs. Allingham entitled "On the Surrey border", London, 1889. cat.no. 50
Fine Art Society (London), London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Fine Art Society 1889