William Wyatt

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Born:1838

Died: 1872

Born in South Australia to parents who arrived in the colony the previous year.

Wyatt was a sketcher and lithographer. In the 1860s he produced several lithographs of South Australian Mines as well as an undated watercolour, Hindmarsh Island now in the Mitchell Library.

Ver few of his works have survived and sold in the 20th century. In 1927 a ink drawing titled South Australian Picnic 1859 was offered for sale and described as “A party of eighteen people seated on a cloth spread on the ground”.

Other known works include the comical The Duke of Edinburgh’s Welcome by the Natives. This work is now in the National library ( See Image below)

William Wyatt

In 1870 Wyatt was a judge at the annual exhibition of South Australian Society of The Arts.

Wyatt’s work is represented in The Mitchell Library, The National library of Australia, The Mortlock Library and The South Australian State Library.