Pullen Creek, Moggil [Sic] Road [Queensland]. Edward S. Watson, Australian.
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Pullen Creek, Moggil [Sic] Road [Queensland]

1929. Drypoint, signed and dated in plate lower left, editioned 1/50, titled and signed in pencil below image, 24.1 x 15.3cm. Minor surface loss and paper remnants to image lower left and centre right, stains and crinkles to margins, repaired tears to lower portion of image, old mount burn.

Born in Maryborough, Queensland, Edward S. Watson was an illustrator, cartoonist, printmaker and journalist. He served in WWI and then worked for the Queensland Railways. He began contributing caricatures of prominent personalities for the Bundaberg “News Mail” during the early 1920s and later moved to Brisbane where he worked as a cartoonist for the Brisbane “Courier”, the “Daily Standard” and the “Queenslander.” During this time, he produced drawings, prints and paintings of prominent Brisbane personalities and buildings around Brisbane and Ipswich. Watson had a short career and only produced a small body of work. Ref: SLQ.

Pullen Creek is located 14km south-west of Brisbane, Queensland.

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Item #CL192-176

Price (AUD): $770.00  Other currencies

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