- 1877 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
Oil on canvas
Name of creator
George Richmond RA was an English artist best known for his portraits of British nobility and royalty.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Presented to Moore College by Archbishop H.W.K. Mowll in 1955 (Societas 1956).
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Scope and content
Copy of the head and shoulders portrait of Frederic Barker, Bishop of Sydney, painted in 1877 when Barker travelled to England to secure the appointment of the Bishop of North Queensland.
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Handle with care.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Script of material
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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The portrait is unsigned. It is identified as being a copy of the portrait painted by George Richmond, in King, G.A. 'Bishops of Sydney, No. 2', The Anglican Historical Society, Diocese of Sydney Journal, Vol. 63, no. 1, June 2018, pp. 18-19. Donation information from Societas, 1956, p. 16.