(England, Australia 18 Feb 1767 – 09 Dec 1849)
Launceston and the river Tamar
- Other titles:
- A view from Trevallyn of Launceston and the river Tamar, Van Dieman's Land, A Colonial Landscape, with minutely painted foreground. Love birds on the trees, & c.
- 19th c Australian art
- Further information
In 1831 John Glover arrived in the Tamar River, Launceston after a five month journey from England with his wife Sarah, and son John Richardson Glover. This painting dates within the first years of Glover's arrival in Australia and testifies to his desire to capture the unique environment he encountered.
- (circa 1832)
- oil on canvas
- 76.7 x 113.3 cm stretcher; 95 x 136.5 x 11.5 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed l.r., brown oil "J Glover". Not dated.
- Anonymous gift 1972
- Accession number