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Drawings by William Westall, landscape artist on board H.M.S. Investigator during the circumnavigation of Australia by Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N., in 1801-1803 / edited by T.M. Perry and Donald H. Simpson
Bib ID 1046564
Format BookBook
Author
Westall, William, 1781-1850
 
Description London, Royal Commonwealth Society, 1962 
71 pages : plates (some col.), maps (some folded, 1 in pocket), portraits ; 49 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK9773.

Summary

Contains a four essays on Westall's works by T.M. Perry, Bernard Smith, R.A. Skelton and Donald H. Simpson, also includes annotated catalogues of drawings and other pictures by T.M. Perry and D.H. Simpson; representation of Aborigines from King George Sound (WA), Port Lincoln, Spencer Gulf (SA), Port Jackson (Sydney region) (NSW), Kepple Bay, Shoalwater Bay, (Qld) Murray Islands (Torres Strait), the Sir Edward Pellew Group, Chasm Island, Blue Mud Bay, Caledon Bay (NT)

Partial contents
  • William Westall's drawings and paintings on Flinders' voyage / by B. Smith
  • The charting of Australia by Flinders / by R.A. Skelton
  • Portraits of William Westall / by D.H. Simpson
  • An annotated catalogue of William Westall's drawings in the Library of the Royal Commonwealth Society, London / by T.M. Perry
  • An annotated catalogue of other Australian pictures by Westall / by D.H. Simpson
  • A list of the principal books containing plates by or after William Westall (pages 65-68)
 
Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

Subjects Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814.  |  Investigator (Ship : Captain = Matthew Flinders)  |  Aboriginal Australians, in art.  |  Australia -- In art.
Other authors/contributors Perry, T. M. (Thomas Melville), 1927-  |  Simpson, Donald Herbert  |  Royal Commonwealth Society

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