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Tom Roberts Tom Roberts i(A50806 works by) (a.k.a. Thomas William Roberts)
Born: Established: 9 Mar 1856 Dorchester, Dorset,
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 14 Sep 1931 Kallista, Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1869
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Noted Australian artist Tom Roberts 'promoted plein air painting and, together with Frederick McCubbin, established the famous painting camps around Heidelberg, on the outskirts of Melbourne. He was a major instigator of the 9 x 5 Impressions Exhibition of 1889'.

(Source: Dictionary of Australian Artists Online)

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