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Meenyan Art Gallery

by Sandon, Karen Valerie.

inaugural annual print works on paper show.

Duterrau, Benjamin, b. 1767
Duterrau arrived in Australia when he was 65. Already an established artist, he produced many Australian 'firsts' including 'The Conciliation' - the first history painting ...
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Barnet Glass
Barnet Glass was Melbourne-based water proof garment manufacturer amalgamated with Dunlop Perdriau Rubber Company in 1929.
Simpkinson, Francis, b. 1819
Francis Guillemard Simpkinson was a painter, diarist and naval officer. In 1845 at the Hobart Town Art Exhibition, (the first major fine arts exhibition in ...
Snell, Edward, b. 1820
A successful surveyor and engineer as well as a painter and a sketcher, whose move to Australia was significant to his artistic output, beginning with ...
Stopps, Arthur James, b. 1833
A watercolourist and lithographer, Stopps produced many scenes from the Victorian goldfields.
Parsons, Alise M., b. 1836
Alise M. Parsons was a pokerworker and painter on wood and fabrics. In 1916 she joined the Society of Arts and Crafts of NSW and ...
Nichols, Mary, b. 1837
Nichols came from an artistic family and is believed to have been enthusiastic about sketching, however there is no existing work.
Boake, Barcroft Capel, b. 1838
Barcroft Capel Boake was one of the most well-known and successful professional photographers of the second half of the 19th century but beset by economic ...
Hannaford, Mary Jane, b. 1840
Quilter and embroiderer, Hannaford began making quilts in 1920, when she was 80 years old. There are seven known quilts initialled 'M.J.H.', all found in ...
Sheppard, Catherine Elizabeth, b. 1842
Catherine Elizabeth (Kate) Sheppard was mainly known as a portrait painter, although she also painted altar pieces. In 1869 she gained public recognition for her ...
Streeter, Kate, b. 1842
Painter and teacher, was born in Cork, Ireland and came to Victoria with her parents. The myth of Sheppard as a prodigy persisted throughout her ...
Boyd, William Alexander Jenyns, b. 1842
A.J. Boyd was involved in the teaching profession for a good part of his life. In 1882 his book "Old Colonials" was published and which ...
Field, Margaret Ann, b. 1842
A painter and embroiderer who dedicated much of her life to the development of a new form of crocheted lace. An amateur astronomer, she wrote ...
Mathewson, Thomas, b. 1842
Scottish colonial male orphan who set up a photography business after being taught by an Ipswich reverend. By the time he died, his horse driven ...
Norman, Herbert Hayes, b. 1843
A dentist, sketcher and amateur photographer. He exhibited some photographs at a South Australian exhibition in 1859. Although he spent his time working as a ...
Rouse, Eliza Ann, b. 1843
Anne (Bessie) Rouse was a highly talented painter, designer and decorator. A family trip to Britain in the late 1860s was crucial to her creative ...
Thomas, Margaret, b. 1843
painter and sculptor, the only woman in any of the Australian colonies known to have modelled large-scale sculptures. She was successful enough to retire on ...