Walter Light arrived in South Australia in 1849. A sketcher, he worked around Adelaide and Lake Alexandrina, with subjects including Police Barracks, Adelaide, from the Park Lands (1855), Wellington Church (1851) and Wellington Ferry (1852). His South Australian sketchbook> is in the collections of the Art Gallery of South Australia, having been sold by Deutscher~Menzies in Melbourne in 2001. Walter Light was the brother of the South Australian government architect George Thomas Light.
Since 1970 we have recorded only one work being sold at auction by this artist, which was in 2001.
Walter G. Light is listed in the following standard biographical references:
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