There is a mystery ship between Batman and Fawkner.
Photo courtesy of Lynne Moore
The purchase by Friends of the Cerberus of a copy of the above painting was made possible through donations by the following supporters :-
John Baragwanath, Lindsay Rex, Jeremy Graham, Greg Curzon-Siggers, Brian Russell, Edward Brazil, Frederick J. Howard, Terry Davidson, Max & Noreen Roberts, T. Newton, Maritime Museum of Victoria, Terry Sofian, John Morgan, Brian Russell, Terry Davidson, Edward Stanley, Ian Fletcher, Frank Noonan and Lorna Sprunt.
The vessels have been identified from the above item in The Argus on 21 June 1941.
Arthur Victor Gregory (1867-1957) & George Frederick Gregory (1821-1887)
Arthur was the son of George Frederick Gregory, who painted The Victorian Fleet in 1872 (below). Both George & Arthur were famous marine painters. Arthur was marine artist to Lord Brassey, K.C.B., Henry Loch, M.C.M.B., the Victorian Navy and the Marine Companies.