Historical information

This watercolour painting depicts a scene at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, showing some of the buildings and one of the vessels in the lake.

The artist, Alfred A. Perry, lived in Victoria at the time of creating this painting.


This painting is significant for its association with Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. It shows a point in time, September 22nd, 1979, at which time the Ship's Chandler store was on the north of the lake. In 2022 the Ship's Chandler' is on the south of the lake and has been there for many years..

Physical description

Painting behind glass, framed in wood, black outline with watercolour. Depicting a scene of vessel at anchor on water, crane on wharf, buildings on track, valley and hills in background. Location is Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. Artist is Alf Perry, painting dated 22-9-79.

Inscriptions & markings

Signed "Alf Perry / 22-9-79"
Handwritten on reverse "Alfred. A. Perry / 31 Vera St. / Bulleen / 850-3367"