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Title

The Nereid

circa 1866


Artist

Frederick Garling

England, Australia

23 Feb 1806 - 16 Nov 1873


About

The Nereid was a second class racing yacht owned (in 1869) by "Messrs. Fairfax and Lassetter", and weighed 12 tonnes. (Reference: 'The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron second-class match" Sydney Morning Herald 1 January 1869 p.5)


Details


Date

circa 1866


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

pencil, watercolour, scraping out, opaque white highlights


Dimensions

33.8 x 49.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

WA10.1965


Artist information

Frederick Garling

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Hendrik Kolenberg., Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection, 'Introduction', Sydney, 1991. not paginted, cat.no. 24

Sydney Morning Herald; 11 January 1869, 'The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron second-class match', 11 Jan 1869. p.5. Online ref: trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13183505