HILARY SIMS - The Dust of Westby Walker

HILARY SIMS - The Dust of Westby Walker

$750.00Price

Acrylic on board

30 x 40cms (framed)

 

The dust of Westby Walker was influenced by a trip to Sofala near Hillend. I walked through the very small cemetery (Erskine Flat) looking at the interesting headstones. On returning home I researched the names on the graves. Westby Walker born in 1803 (England) & died 1875 was a medical practitioner at Sofala in the gold rush period. He lived with his family on a plot on the goldfields. He specialised in giving vaccinations. His headstone says ….. The dust of Westby Walker who slept in Jesus 28th Aug 1875 waits here in the morning of the first resurrection.

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