George Pitt Morrison Artwork

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An abstract painting of a boat at the harbour
George Pitt Morrison Artwork
Photo from WA Museum

George Pitt Morrison was appointed an assistant in art at the Public Library, Perth, in 1906 and later appointed Keeper of Art and Arts & Crafts at the Museum and Art Gallery of Western Australia. The subject of this painting is the P&O mail boat Parramatta painted in July 1890. The ship was built in Greenock in 1882 for the Peninsula & Oriental Steam Navigation Co Ltd and employed in the United Kingdom-Australia and Far Eastern services. It was sold in 1903.

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