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Title

The Nereid

circa 1866

Artist

Frederick Garling

England, Australia

23 Feb 1806 - 16 Nov 1873

  • Details

    Date
    circa 1866
    Media category
    Watercolour
    Materials used
    pencil, watercolour, scraping out, opaque white highlights
    Dimensions
    33.8 x 49.5 cm sheet; 56.5 x 69.9 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1965
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    WA10.1965
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Frederick Garling

    Works in the collection

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  • 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)

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications