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Portrait of Dr. J.J. Streeter, ca. 1890-1900 / Catherine Elizabeth Streeter

Dr JJ Streeter c 1895

By Catherine Elizabeth Streeter

This portrait of Jonathan Julius Streeter, painted by his artist wife, Catherine, was probably painted from a photograph and created as a memorial picture after his sudden death in February 1880, two years after their marriage.

The couple met and married in Ballarat, Victoria, where they worked together at the Scarsdale State School. In an unusual reversal of professional status for the time, Catherine Streeter was the head teacher while her husband was first assistant.

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Collection Item Type:
Oil on canvas
Call Number:
DG 432
Published date:
c 1895
On display:
Exhibition Galleries
Copyright Information:

Out of copyright

Please acknowledge: Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales

Display Location:
Exhibition Galleries
Historical Dates
Started Wednesday, 1 January 1890
Finished Monday, 31 December 1900