George Rossi Ashton (1857-c1942) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in England in 1857, George Rossi Ashton arrived in Australia in 1879. A painter and illustrator, he covered many topical events of the period including the capture of Ned Kelly in 1880. He worked for the 'Illustrated London News', the 'Illustrated Australian News' and, from 1888 to 1893, as staff artist for the 'Bulletin'. The younger brother of Julian Rossi Ashton, he returned to England in 1893. Edit or add to this biography

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Firing Practice
Watercolour, 41 x 29 cm
Australian British, New Zealand & European Historical Paintings etc., Leonard Joel, Melbourne.
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Works on Paper152A$4,250 N/A
Prints & Graphics10A$2,525 N/A

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