'Fern-Trees'; Albert Walter; 1881; 005/093

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Moruya and District Historical Society Museum

Name/Title

'Fern-Trees'

About this object

Pencil drawing of a landscape in a dark wooden frame.
Drawn by Albert James Walter (1864-1883), son of Edward Walter & Sophia Fishenden of Moruya. The drawing won 2nd prize at the Moruya Agricultural Show, 23 February 1881.
Albert Walter died from pneumonia two years later at the age of 19.

Maker

Albert Walter

Maker Role

Artist

Date Made

1881

Place Made

Moruya, NSW, Australia

Measurements

270 mm x 200 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Walter family

Subject and Association Keywords

art

Subject and Association Description

Obituary - Albert Walter
Death the Great Reaper, has been amongst us lately, this time in the person of young Albert Walter, aged 19, youngest son of Mr Edward Walter of Moruya. Deceased was formerly in the ‘Examiner’ office from whence he lately left for Sydney to gain a master knowledge of the art of printing. Mr Walter, never of a strong constitution, found that Sydney did not agree with his health and returned about a fortnight ago to his native place, Moruya, suffering from pneumonia. Dr Boot was in constant attendance upon him since his return but all was to no avail, the unfortunate sufferer gradually sank and finally expired at 8 o’clock on Wednesday evening leaving a host of friends to mourn the loss of one cut off so young and who had endeared himself to so many by his kind and obliging manner. The remains of poor Bertie will leave the residence of his father at Gundary at 2 pm this day for their last resting place, the CE cemetery.
Moruya Examiner 28 August 1883

Object number

005/093

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