William Jamieson Allom
Five Mad Germans’, Day Dawn Mine, Charters Towers,
Oil on canvas
Signed ‘W J [in monogram] Allom’ lr
48.5 x 61.4 cm
(William Allom (‘The Charters Towers Painter’) [Five owners of the mine are depicted: (l to r) unknown, Tom Christian, Friedrich Pfeiffer, unknown and John Romberg.] Inscribed ‘no 61’ in paint on reverse of canvas (possibly an exhibition number)
Illustrated: Another version of the painting is illustrated in the article ‘Artist of the Gold Rush’ in The Prospector, December 3, 1987, p17 and in Charters Towers People and Places, by Michael Brumby, p110.
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