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On the Nepean River near Penrith

Henry Grant Lloyd (Artist)1858
Watercolour depicts the remains of the first bridge over the Nepean River. The bridge was built in 1855 by the Penrith Nepean Bridge Company and opened on 1 January 1856 with a grand ball being held on the bridge. It was destroyed by floodwaters on 29 June 1857.
On the Nepean River near Penrith
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01 Jan 1858 - 31 Dec 1858
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RestrictedAvailable on request in the Research Room
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Copyright held by Penrith City LibraryReproductions may be obtained on request. Charges apply.
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Henry Grant Lloyd (1830-1904) was influenced by Conrad Martens and may have been one of his pupils. He began painting in Tasmania before moving to NSW in 1858. He travelled throughout NSW, Queensland and Tasmania painting and sketching, before settling in Tasmania in 1900. He died at New Norfolk, Tasmania in May 1904.
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