John W. Deering (1838-1923) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in the UK in 1838, John Deering trained as a royal engineer, and in 1855 travelled to South Australia to work as a surveyor. Also a musician, marine watercolourist and lithographer he first exhibited his watercolours in 1857. In 1860 he moved to New South Wales and worked as a surveyor until 1896, continuing to exhibit his work. Deering died in Sydney in 1923. His work is represented at the Mitchell Library in Sydney and at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery in Launceston. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

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