Following the latest advice from the Victorian Government, the NGV will temporarily close to the public from Friday 28 May, 2021.
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Exhibition tickets dated within the temporary closure period will be automatically refunded.
We wish all members of our community well during this time and look forward to welcoming you back to the Gallery soon.
While in 1888 the path of this herald boy and artist Florence Fuller probably crossed only momentarily, this painting survives as an important reference to the social diversity in Melbourne’s past.
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