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Edward Murphy, 99th Regiment: soldier, artist, 1823-1871.


Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: September,1986

Seller ID: 31351

in THRAPP 33/3, pp103-9, full-page illustration. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued. ***Murphy arrived in the Australian colonies in 1842, serving in NSW, Port Phillip and VDL. His art work came to notice in the mid-1850s: eight examples have been identified, including one of the 1857 Hobart Town Regatta. He later left the military but stayed in the colonies, moving to Victoria and establishing a signwriting and plastering business. View more info