William Henry Gill (Biographical details)

William Henry Gill (Male)

Also known as

Gill, William Henry

Biography

William Henry Gill was a fine art dealer. He ran the Fine Art Society, in Melbourne, Victoria, at first as a department of Robertson & Moffat, then in 1912 he set up his own gallery in Alfred Place, moving to 100 Exhibition Street in 1920. The gallery closed in 1940. Gill was also interested in Australian Aboriginal artefacts. He corresponded with both George Aiston and Daisy Bates. Gill was also the owner of some stone artefacts from Lake Eyre, South Australia, which the British Museum later acquired from J G Turner (q.v.) in 1946.