Horace Samson (?1818-?1906) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in about 1817, Horace Samson arrived in Perth from England in 1841. He worked as a topographical draughtsman with the Land and Survey Department, moving to Melbourne to a similar job in about 1854. He eventually became Deputy Registrar General, Crown Law office in the 1880s. On his retirement he returned to England. His atmospheric landscapes and topographical drawings are represented in the Art Gallery of Western Australia and the JS Battye Library, Western Australia. Samson died in England about 1906. Edit or add to this biography

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(i) 'One of a Select Few' (ii) 'The Cruel Stepmother Forcing the Bitter Pill Down Master Squatter’s Throat', C.1842
Both pencil, political cartoons, 19 x 14 cm; 20 x 23 cm
Australian & International Art incl. an important collection of watercolours by Conrad Martens & Captain Robert Fitzroy, McKenzies Auctioneers, Perth.
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Fremantle South Bay
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Fremantle South Bay
Lithograph, 25 x 41.5 cm
Australian and European Paintings, Drawings and Prints, Part II, Christies, Melbourne.
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Corny Delany Secundus and Portrait of a Young Gentleman
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Corny Delany Secundus and Portrait of a Young Gentleman
Pencil drawing, 23 x 13 & 18 x 14cm (Pair)
Autumn Art Auction, Session 2, GFL Fine Art, Perth.
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One of a Select Few
Pencil, 18 x 14 cm
Spring Auction, Gregsons, Perth.
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