Tom ROBERTS | Opening of the first Parliament of the Australian Commonwealth, 9th May 1901 - with remarque of Edward VII.

Tom ROBERTS
England 1856 – Kallista 1931
Australia from 1869; England, Europe 1881- 85, 1903-23

GOUPIL & CIE engraver France 1829 – 1990

Opening of the first Parliament of the Australian Commonwealth, 9th May 1901 - with remarque of Edward VII. c.1903 intaglio , photogravure on paper mounted on cardboard
52.9 (h) x 90.0 (w) cm , published state
Signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Tom Roberts'. Not dated. Not titled. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra NGA 1960.14 Gift of the second Lord Tennyson 1960
  • Gift to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from The second Lord Tennyson (1852-1928), accepted April 1960.
  • Gift to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from The second Lord Tennyson (1852-1928), accepted April 1960.



Image detail: W.C. Piguenit Near Liverpool, New South Wales c. 1908
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, acquired with the assistance of the Masterpieces for the Nation Fund 2005