William Henry Raworth
William Raworth Born: c.1820 England- Died: 1905
Raworth painted numerous watercolours of views in Australia and New Zealand. He exhibited in Christchurch in 1871 and Melbourne in 1872. He painted several early depictions of the Blue Mountains in NSW c.1875-1899). One major work, Govett’s Leap c.1875 was used to illustrate the front cover of ‘Landscape Art and the Blue mountains’ by Hugh Speirs 1981.
Raworth was represented at the Bicentennial exhibition ‘The Great Australian Art Exhibition’ in 1988-89. He also produced many watercolour and drawn images of Sydney Harbour in the mid to late 19th century.