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Brewer, Henry, b. 1743
A sketcher and architect who arrived with the First Fleet. Nothing is known that is undoubtedly from Brewer's hand.
Greenway, Francis Howard, b. 1777
Greenway was deported to the colony after the family's building firm declared themselves bankrupt and he was found guilty of forging a document. He became ...
Reveley, Henry Willey, b. 1788
English born Henry Willey Reveley, sketcher, architect and civil engineer, was responsible for the design and supervision of public works at Fremantle, Perth and outlying ...
Hellyer, Henry, b. 1790
Watercolourist, surveyor and architect, arrived in Van Diemen's Land in 1826 as architect and surveyor to the newly formed Van Diemen's Land Company. Painted watercolours ...
Wollaston, John Ramsden, b. 1791
Wollaston is known for the copious personal diaries he kept during his Australian years (1841/1856). These were sent to friends in England and later returned ...
Barney, George, b. 1792
George Barney was an English military officer who rose through the ranks of the Royal Engineers to become one of the most regarded and pioneering ...
Lewis, Mortimer, b. 1796
Colonial Architect of NSW, came to Sydney in March 1830. National Portrait Gallery holds a pair of miniatures in watercolour on ivory of Mortimer and ...
Darling, Elizabeth, b. 1798
Wife of the Governor New South Wales 1825/1831 Major-General Ralph Darling. She made watercolours and drawings as well as designs for public buildings.
Spurr, Thomas, b. 1801
Dismissed as a clergyman, Spurr advertised as a drawing and painting teacher before going on to become an architectural draughtsman. A position he was consequently ...
Rodius, Charles, b. 1802
Charles (Rhodius) Rodius was a portraitist, illustrator, draughtsman, lithographer and singer. He was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a reticule containing a handkerchief, ...
Jackson, Samuel, b. 1807
Colonial era sketcher, architect, builder and pastoralist, he established Melbourne's first private architectural practice, and in 1841 drew an enormous 'PANORAMIC Sketch of MELBOURNE Port ...
Price, Charles, b. 1807
Charles Price was known as a painter, amateur photographer, architect and Independent (Congregational) clergyman. He designed and erected, at his own expense, the brick Congregational ...
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 ...
Kay, William Porden, b. 1809
Invited to the position of colonial architect by his uncle, the governor of Tasmania, William Porden Kay designed many of the public buildings in Hobart. ...
Mann, Gother Kerr, b. 1809
Irish male colonial engineer and soldier who travelled to India, New Zealand and Australia. In the process, he designed weapons and prisons, sketched Maori chiefs, ...
Brees, Samuel Charles, b. 1810
Samuel Charles Brees moved between England the the antipodes at regular intervals and was an architect, engineer, author and entrepreneur of renown in the colonies. ...
Rowntree, Edward Casson, b. 1810
The best known architectural work by Edward Casson Rowntree is the Hobart Town Savings Bank (now the Murray Street branch of the Savings Bank of ...
Ligar, Charles Whybrow, b. 1811
Colonial New Zealand and Victorian sketcher, amateur photographer, lithographer, model-maker, cartographer, architect, surveyor and grazier
Turner, Thomas, b. 1813
An architect, surveyor and selector, his drawings show a sharp eye for domestic detail and include humble buildings and people going about their everyday life.
Ashworth, Edward, b. 1814
Trained architect who arrived in Sydney in 1844. During his stay Ashworth made many sketches of Sydney streets and buildings using pen, ink and wash.