Colonial Women explores the work of ten artists activ e during the 1830s-1850s\, a period of cultural and scientific innovation a nd expansion in Van Diemen’s Land under the patronage of Jane Franklin.
Louisa Anne Meredith\, Mary Morton Allport and Theresa Walker regarded themselves as professional artists\, while Susan Fereday and Ann Buckland c ombined drawing with scientific investigation and illustration. Elizabeth P rincep and Elizabeth Haller had lithographs created form their sketches\, w hereas Anna Maria Nixon and Emma Haller simply drew for pleasure. Collectiv ely\, the work of these artists contributes to our understanding of life in colonial times.

DTEND:20130609 DTSTAMP:20160627T193341 DTSTART:20130315 GEO:-42.8819088;147.3329326 LOCATION:Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery\,Dunn Place \nHobart \, TAS 7000 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Colonial Women\, Mary Morton Allport\, Ann Buckland\, Susan Fereday \, Jane Franklin\, Elizabeth Haller\, Emma Haller\, Louisa Anne Meredith\, Anna Maria Nixon\, Elizabeth Princep\, Theresa Walker UID:266304 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR