William Hatherell (1855-1928)
Painter born in London and studied at
the R.A. Schools 1877–9. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and Royal
Watercolour Society from 1879, showing portraits, genre and
illustrations. He worked for Cassell's, who sent him to Australia as one
of the main artists for Picturesque Australia, as well as The Graphic and other American magazines.
This view is one of a series made in anticipation of Australia’s centenary.