An image of Dr Ross, father of the House

Phil May

(England, Australia 27 Apr 1864 – 05 Aug 1903)

Dr Ross, father of the House

Location
Not on display
Further information

Dr Andrew Ross (1829-1910) was born in Scotland. An army surgeon, he arrived in Sydney in 1857 and subsequently served as an alderman and magistrate, district registrar for Births, Deaths and Marraiges, coroner and government advisor. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of NSW in 1880.

excerpt from Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, '19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels in the Gallery's collection', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005

Year
(1886-1888)
Media
Drawing
Medium
pencil on buff paper
Dimensions
26.7 x 18.5 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "PHIL MAY". Not dated.

Credit
Purchased 1940
Accession number
6943