John GLOVER<br/>
<em>The River Nile, Van Diemen's Land, from Mr Glover's farm</em> 1837 <!-- (recto) --><br />

oil on canvas<br />
76.4 x 114.6 cm<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Felton Bequest, 1956<br />
3359-4<br />


What would make a successful English artist throw in his lot and sail across the world to start a new life in 1830’s Van Diemen’s land?