Mt. Lindsay

J.O. (James) BURGESS

Mt. Lindsay

Accession number 1953_04
Artwork title Mt. Lindsay
Artist / creator J.O. (James) BURGESS
Date of work 1893
Credit Line / Acquisition Information A gift from the Arthur J.W. Burgess


Watercolour on paper

Signed & Dated 1893 JOBurgess b.r.h.c
Display Height / Width 286cm x 425cm
Subject Landscape
Artwork Statement

Mt. Lindsay and Sunset, Queensland Border, Mt. Lindsey was donated to Lismore City Council by the artist’s son, Arthur J.W. Burgess, when he visited the Northern Rivers area from England in March 1953. Arthur Burgess left the Mayor of Grafton with three watercolours painted by his father around1891-1892. There were two works for Lismore City Council and one for Grafton. Arthur Burgess wrote: “Two are of Mount Lindsay, one for each city, the other picture for Lismore being the Mountains on the Queensland Border”.