recording history – Septimus Power

This photograph of the artist H S Power (Septimus Power) appeared in the Canberra Times on 13 May 1927.

The major piece of work that Power painted in relation to the opening of Parliament House was entitled – The Arrival of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and. Duchess of York at the Opening of Federal Parliament House Building, Canberra 9 May 1927.

Power’s work as a war artist is perhaps more well known. He is among many artists featured on the Australian War Memorial site. Bringing Up the Guns is featured here and courtesy of the Australian War Memorial.

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