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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 ...
Petrie, Andrew, b. 1798
Andrew Petrie was a builder, furniture maker and monumental mason who lived in Queensland.
Watts, George Stedman, b. 1804
Watts set up business as a portrait painter in 1842. This did not last long and none of his portraits have been located. He worked ...
Woore, Thomas, b. 1804
Thomas Woore was a sketcher, modeller, naval officer, surveyor and pastoralist. He visited Sydney for the first time in 1829. Woore's sketches of houses are ...
Becker, Ludwig, b. 1808
An undervalued member of the fateful Burke and Wills expedition, Ludwig Becker was an accomplished artist and naturalist whose contribution to the expedition has belatedly ...
Russell, Robert, b. 1808
Despite Russell's extensive work as a sketcher, amateur photographer, etcher, lithographer, carver, architect and surveyor, he is still better known for his work ethic and ...
Balcombe, Thomas Tyrwhitt, b. 1810
Although Thomas Balcombe did not enjoy working as a public servant, his position as a field surveyor afforded him the opportunity to travel extensively. His ...
Peck, George Henry, b. 1810
George Henry Peck was a painter, carver, art dealer, art entrepreneur and musician. He arrived at Hobart Town in June 1833 and in July had ...
Hutchinson, John, b. 1811
Involved with the invention of the spirometer Hutchinson researched respiratory diseases among the miners and in 1855 exhibited a daguerreotype and a collection of Aboriginal ...
Ligar, Charles Whybrow, b. 1811
Colonial New Zealand and Victorian sketcher, amateur photographer, lithographer, model-maker, cartographer, architect, surveyor and grazier
Claxton, Marshall, b. 1813
Painter, modeller and amateur photographer born in England. Resident of NSW and Victoria he was a prolific painter and 'national benefit'. He is represented in ...
Insley, William, b. 1813
Completed an altarpiece for St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney in 1839. His drawings show a keen interest in city architecture.
Schramm, Alexander, b. 1814
Painter, lithographer and sculptor. In 1849 Schramm migrated to South Australia.
Bates, Thomas William, b. 1816
Woodcarver, stonemason and monumental mason, he was the case maker for the organ in Christchurch, Mandurah.
Chauncy, Philip Lamothe Snell, b. 1816
Sketcher, amateur photographer, modeller and surveyor throughout Victoria. Wherever he lived he became acquainted with the Aboriginal people and learned their languages.
Sanford, William Ayshford, b. 1818
Sketcher, carver, architect and civil servant. Educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, he was appointed colonial secretary of Western Australia.
Jones, William Lorando, b. 1819
Nineteenth-century sculptor, professional photographer, architect, inventor and lecturer, he produced figurative statues among other things. His reputation was damaged when he was convicted for blasphemy,and ...
Powis, Charles, b. 1819
Painter, sculptor and plasterer, came to the Swan River Colony, Western Australia. He exhibited what was proclaimed to be the first statue ever made in ...
Hogarth, Julius, b. 1820
Professional jeweller, smith, sculptor, engraver and diesinker of Danish origin. Resided and worked in Sydney and later Melbourne, is distinguished for his incorporation of Australian ...
Smith, Bernhard, b. 1820
19th century painter, sculptor and civil servant, whose pre-Raphaelite type medallion portraits of several associates and family members were exhibited at the Royal Academy, London. ...