Australian Art History

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Over time this board will provide a pictorial history of Australian art by Australian artists

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David MOORE, Aboriginal couple, Finnis Springs Mission,South Australia 1959 photographs, gelatin silver photograph Technique: gelatin silver photograph printed image h x w cm Aboriginal Symbols, Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal People, Aboriginal Art, Australian Aboriginal History, Australian Art, Australian People, Australian Aboriginals, Australian Photography

The Sands Brothers (group photograph), n.d.

Clem, Percy, George, Dave, Alfie and Russell Ritchie, better known as the 'Fighting Sands Brothers', were members of one of Australia's most remarkable sporting families. Of Dunghutti descent, they were born at Burnt Ridge, near Kempsey, and took up boxing in emulation of their father, grandfather and a great-uncle, who'd had some success as fighters. They adopted the surname Sands as a tribute to a local boxing fan and railway worker who'd allowed Percy (1921–1974) – who boxed under the…

Mary, Botany Bay tribe, 1836 by William Fernyhough Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal People, Aboriginal Art, Australian Aboriginal History, Australian Artists, Botany Bay, Dress Attire, African History, Tasmania

The Sands Brothers (group photograph), n.d.

Clem, Percy, George, Dave, Alfie and Russell Ritchie, better known as the 'Fighting Sands Brothers', were members of one of Australia's most remarkable sporting families. Of Dunghutti descent, they were born at Burnt Ridge, near Kempsey, and took up boxing in emulation of their father, grandfather and a great-uncle, who'd had some success as fighters. They adopted the surname Sands as a tribute to a local boxing fan and railway worker who'd allowed Percy (1921–1974) – who boxed under the…

Nicholas Mangan, Matter over mined (detail)​, C-print on cotton paper, 69 x 103 cm. Photography Words, Conceptual Photography, Australian Artists, Art Object, Art History, Contemporary Art, World, Objects, Paper

Nicholas Mangan, Matter over mined (detail)​, 2012. C-print on cotton paper, 69 x 103 cm.

William Blamire YOUNG When the horse teams came to Walhalla watercolour over pencil x cm (comp.) x cm irreg. (image and sheet) x cm irreg. (support) Marshall p. 493 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Gift of Sir Harry Wunderly, 1971 Australian Artists, Art History, Melbourne, Graphic Design, Design Art, Horses, Watercolor, Explore, Gallery

William Blamire YOUNG When the horse teams came to Walhalla (1910) watercolour over pencil 51.1 x 67.7 cm (comp.) 51.1 x 68.0 cm irreg. (image and sheet) 55.5 x 75.6 cm irreg. (support) Marshall p. 493 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Gift of Sir Harry Wunderly, 1971 A6-1971

Shearing Shed outside Melbourne. Photograph Charles Nettleton, circa Currently in Currie Collection, State Library of Victoria Shearing, My Land, Australian Artists, Art History, Melbourne, The Outsiders, Victoria, Concert, Photograph

Shearing Shed outside Melbourne. Photograph Charles Nettleton, circa 1880. Currently in Currie Collection, State Library of Victoria

Tom Roberts Shearing the Rams, 1890 Oil on canvas on composition board, m m National Gallery of Victoria, Australia Australian Painting, Australian Artists, Australian Icons, Australian Vintage, Australian Bush, Vincent Van Gogh, Sheep Shearing, Toms, National Gallery

Shearing the Rams by Tom Roberts oil on canvas on board 1890 currently with National Gallery Victoria (NGV)