Rare Books

Exhibitions

Current Exhibition

Doing the Block: ST Gill from Newman College and University of Melbourne Library

S.T Gill original drawing

'" The Digger of/1871. Speculative Reefer & Lady
on way to Alfred Hall, Ballaratt 1871" sketch by S.T. Gill

 

June 23 – 14 August 2015
Ground floor Baillieu Library,
University of Melbourne

Related events

S.T. Gill and the Colonial World conference

S.T. Gill and the Colonial World
Saturday 18 July, 2015
10.00am - 4.00pm
Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre (G06 – Theatre A)
University of Melbourne

Australian sketchbook: Colonial life and the art of ST Gill

17 July 201525 October 2015

Major exhibition of Gill's work curated by Sasha Grishin.

Keith Murdoch Gallery, State Library Victoria

 

S.T GillSherer, John, b. 1810.
The gold-finder of Australia : how he went, how he fared, and how he made his fortune / edited by John Sherer ; illustrated with forty-eight magnificent engravings from authentic sketches taken in the colony.
London : Clarke, Beeton, [1853]
Rare Books, Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne

Gill, S. T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880.
Sketches in Victoria. No. [1-4] / drawn on stone by S.T.G.
Melbourne : J.J. Blundell, [1855?] (Melbourne : Campbell & Fergusson, Lithographers)
Rare Books, Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne

Gill, S. T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880.
Victoria illustrated. Drawn by S.T. Gill, engraved by J. Tingle.
Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, 1857.
Rare Books, Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne

Wilson, Edward, 1813-1878.
Rambles at the antipodes : a series of sketches of Moreton Bay, New Zealand, the Murray River and South Australia, and the overland route.
London : W.H. Smith and Son, 1859.
Rare Books, Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne

 Gill, S. T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880.
Doing the Block
Signed "S.T.G."
INSCRlPTIONS "Melbourne/1871", "Doing the
Block"

Pen and ink, with some traces of pencil

Newman College, University of Melbourne

Gill, S. T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880.
The Digger of 1854

Signed "S.T.G." Lr.
INSCRlPTIONS "The Digger of/1854"
"Operative Digger & Spouse/ on way to Subscription
Ball, Ballarat 1854"

Pen and ink, with some traces of pencil

Newman College, University of Melbourne

Gill, S. T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880.
The Digger of 1871

INSCRlPTIONS '" The Digger of/1871"
"Speculative Reefer & Lady I on way to Alfred Hall,
Ballaratt 1871"

Pen and ink, with some traces of pencil

Newman College, University of Melbourne

Gill, S. T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880.
Three Figures

Pen and ink, with some traces of pencil

Newman College, University of Melbourne

Gill, S. T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880.
A Sporting Friend

Signed "S.T.G."
INSCRlPTIONS "A Sporting Friend/who Kindly proposes
to hold the Stakes", "In Straightened/
Circumstances", "In easy circumstances"

Pen and ink, with some traces of pencil

Newman College, University of Melbourne

Gill, S. T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880.
Preliminary Sketch for “Doing the Block
Signed "ST Gill"
INSCRlPTIONS "Sir With respect of Mr ? I beg to
state that the picture referred to in Saturdays issue is
by Mr Glover to which you ascribe to me is not my production”  S T Gill" in pencil beneath drawing.

Pen and ink, with some traces of pencil

Newman College, University of Melbourne

 

 

Forthcoming

 

 

Past Exhibitions


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