The Artists

Tom Roberts

Key to Tom Roberts' Historical painting

'Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia by H.R.H. The Duke of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V),', May 9, 1901', 1903

Work commenced on the Canvas, May 1901; Finished November 1903.
Original Accepted and Exhibited Royal Academy 1904.
Given by the Publishers to the Nation.
Presented by the Commonwealth Government to His Majesty King Edward V11, 4th July 1904.

Left: Arthur Streeton - Above Us The Great Grave Sky, 1890
Collection: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

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