Artist unknown :Log b[ridge] Coal Creek [ca 1900].

Artist unknown :Log b[ridge] Coal Creek [ca 1900].
Date
1900 - 1910
Ref
G-172
Description

Shows a group of seven men and women in Edwardian dress, standing and seated on a log bridge over a stream, in a bush setting. The subjects are probably coal miners and their wives

The title label on the surface of the painting is partly missing, so that the title reads: "Log b ... Coal Creek".

Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - (On label stuck to surface of painting): [Title]

Compare a very similar photograph 'Man and woman standing on a log bridge across Coal Creek, near Greymouth [ca 1903]', photographer William Archer Price, reference number 1/2-000112-G. The painting may be based on another photograph of additional members of the same group. The Library holds other similar but not identical views, including F-009368-1/4, showing a group of four seated men, three standing men and two women and a child on the same bridge, but taken from a closer point from the nearby left bank; also F-009369, showinga group of eight men, a child and two women at Coal Creek mining settlement. In each case, the people are all dressed in their Sunday best and the photographer is William Archer Price.

Quantity: 1 oil(s).

Physical Description: Oil on board, 365 x 515 mm.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 oil(s), Works of art, Oil paintings, Group portraits, Oil on board, 365 x 515 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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