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Title

Dr Ross, father of the House

(1886-1888)

Artist

Phil May

England, Australia

27 Apr 1864 – 05 Aug 1903

  • Details

    Date
    (1886-1888)
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    pencil on buff paper
    Dimensions
    26.7 x 18.5 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil "PHIL MAY". Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1940
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    6943
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Phil May

    Works in the collection

    20

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  • About

    Dr Andrew Ross (1829-1910) was born in Scotland. An army surgeon, he arrived in Sydney in 1857 and subsequently served as an alderman and magistrate, district registrar for Births, Deaths and Marraiges, coroner and government advisor. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of NSW in 1880.

    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

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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