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Study of Senator J.T. Walker for 'The Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth, 9th May 1901' Theme: Beginnings

Artist: Tom ROBERTS
Birth/Death: 1856–1931

Title: Study of Senator J.T. Walker for 'The Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth, 9th May 1901'

Credit Line: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

The study of James Thorum Walker, ex-director of the Bank of New South Wales, 'Free Trader' and Senator in the first Commonwealth Parliament, was probably made between the end of June and late August 1901, during the first parliamentary sessions.

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