Milton's Past and Present: A Story in Nine Images
"Milton's Past and Present: A Story in Nine Images" is a stunning visual journey through the history of this vibrant suburb in Brisbane. The artwork captures the essence of Milton's humble beginnings as a small farming settlement in the 1840s, through to its growth and development over the years.
In the painting, you can see how the community's need for spiritual and educational nourishment was met by the establishment of the Anglican Church and Milton State School. As Milton expanded, new factories such as the Morrow biscuit factory and the Castlemaine Perkins brewery provided job opportunities for its residents.
The redevelopment of Milton Court and Milton Bowls into Frew Park in 2014 is also depicted in the painting, alongside iconic landmarks such as Suncorp Stadium and the Park Road precinct. These areas are a hub for past and current sports stars, and maybe even future Michelin stars!
But with the Brisbane River closely connected to Milton, the painting also serves as a reminder of the destructive power of nature. The new flood-resilient Milton Ferry Terminal is highlighted, showcasing the need for a strong connection to the river while also preparing for the potential danger it poses.
This painting is a tribute to the resilience of the community of Milton, past and present, and a celebration of its unique story.
This painting comes with an external frame, a hanging wire and is ready to hang.
Signed on the front and signed certificate of authenticity.
Medium: Encaustic Wax, Ink, Shellac, Metal Leaf
Dimensions: 91 x 91 cm
Frame dimensions: 94 x 94 cm
Price: $ 1600