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Five half-length portraits of Aborigines [picture] / [Port Jackson Painter]
Bib ID 192120
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Port Jackson Painter, active 1788-1792
 
Online Versions
Description [ca. 1790] 
1 drawing : gouache ; 38.5 x 55 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK 144/C.

Notes

Previously attributed to John Hunter; see discussion p.208-210 of: The art of the First Fleet / ed. by Bernard Smith and Alwyne Wheeler.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK144/C.

Title from accession record.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-135225133

Exhibited: Drawing in Australia, ANG, 1988; Deja vu, NLA, 1989; Discerning Eye, RNK Collection, Sydney 1992; Melbourne 1992-1993.

T2129.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Costume and adornment -- Early works to 1800.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Weapons -- Early works to 1800.  |  Implements, utensils, etc. -- New South Wales -- Early works to 1800.  |  Picture -- NLA exhibition 1989.  |  Picture -- Travelling exhibition 1992-1993.
Exhibited Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 7 October 2011 - 15 December 2012.  Exhibited: Bridging the Distance, National Library of Australia, 5 March 2008 - 15 June 2008  Exhibited: 'World Upside Down', NLA, Canberra 2000  Exhibited: National Gallery of Victoria: Australian colonial art, March - July 2018 

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