View from the Church Tower; John Parkinson; 2012.84

From

Port Macquarie Museum

Name/Title

View from the Church Tower

About this object

An historic view of Port Macquarie painted in grey and blue tone watercolours on paper by John Percival Parkinson [1921-2003]. The watercolour appears to be painted from an historic photograph used on numerous postcards and in souvenir photograph packs titled 'From the Church Tower'. The photographer is unknown. The photograph was taken from St Thomas' Church tower. The painting features Horton and William Streets, commercial buildings and houses, Kooloonbung Creek, Long Bridge, Hastings River, boats, ships and pine trees.

John Parkinson worked as a commercial artist, freelance illustrator and designer before taking up full time painting in 1970. His work is represented in public and private collections across Australia. John Parkinson won over 90 documented art awards and prizes including the Port Macquarie 1000 Art Award (5 times) and the Port Macquarie Heritage Art Award.

Maker

John Parkinson

Maker Role

Artist

Medium and Materials

Paper, paint

Place Made

Australia

Inscription and Marks

Signed in bottom right hand corner 'John Parkinson'

Measurements

Painting 480mm L, 290mm W
Frame 685mm L, 550mm W

Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes

Credit Line

Donor: Prime Television Port Macquarie

Object Type

Watercolour paintings

Object number

2012.84

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

This object is from

Tags

Include tags such as place names, people, dates, events and colours. Use commas to separate multiple tags. e.g. Pablo Picasso, Madrid, red, 1930s.

Share

eHive copyright disclaimer

It is the responsibility of the eHive Account Holder to gain copyright clearance for any images or content published on eHive. If you are concerned about the copyright status for any content in eHive or would like more information on using or ordering copies of content, please contact the Account Holder of that content. For further information see our Copyright Claims page.