Historical information

Dr. Murphy was a popular identity in Emerald and its surrounds.


The sketch is significant because it gives a rough image of Dr. Murphy. After he died, a medical scholarship was created in his name for a young, local, first year undergraduate in Medicine.

Physical description

Pencil sketch on cartridge like paper, framed by a wide wooden frame

Inscriptions & markings

"Spud". Dr Ian S. McLeod Murphy. D. Peterson 1974