Sketch of a colonial period river scene featuring sheep grazing beside tree with small sail boat on the river and a church spire in the distance. It probably belonged to Mr William John Ferris.

Part of a collection of photographs and documents relating to William John Ferris (1855-1917). Ferris was born in Parramatta, he married in 1885 and had one daughter and three sons. From 1883 he was an Alderman of Parramatta Council, being elected Mayor in 1890 and 1896. In July 1898 he was elected to the NSW Legislative Assembly as the member for Parramatta, he lost his seat in June 1901.

Physical Description

Pencil drawing of a river scene in a cardboard frame.

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