Historical information

Mr Meek was the first person to build a house in Peterborough prior to 1858. Born in England in 1815 and came to Australia in 1838. this catalogue showcases his artistic skill. The art exhibition was curated by Joan Luxemburg as part of her PHD.


Mr Meek is credited with building the first house in Peterborough. He was an artist and had a varied and interesting life and this book mentions the dates he was in Peterborough (Curdies Inlet, as it was then known) and his activities in Peterborough.

Physical description

85 page soft cover catalogue of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery of Ballarat in 2015