Scurry, James (1826-94; English/Australian)
Sandridge Pier 1853
Pencil, pastel and watercolour on toned paper, 9 x 26 cm
Presented by Scurry, 1884
State Library of Victoria (H283)

This drawing, signed, dated and titled, was donated with other early views of Melbourne by the artist. Sandridge was the original name of Port Melbourne. The tonality of the paper appears to have darkened with age.


AR 1884, p.36; NGV 1894, p.116 (V.Buvelot Gallery, 3rd bay, no.52); NGV 1905, p.128 (V.Buvelot Gallery, 3rd bay, no.17)