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Scenes in the Northern Territory, Queensland and South Australia, 1886-1933 [picture] / RJA
Bib ID 3044236
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description between 1886 and 1933 
1 album (32 drawings) : pencil and ink on paper ; album 18 x 27.5 cm. 
Partial contents
  • Sketches of: 1. The "Bangora" aground off Thursday Island
  • 2. Cooktown, from sitting room of the Sovereign Hotel
  • 3. Looking up the Endeavour River, from the sitting room of the Sovereign Hotel Cooktown
  • 4. Hospital Cooktown, July 28th '86
  • 5. In the hills near Cooktown
  • 6. Burns Filps & Co. warf [wharf], Normanton, Augst. 8th '86
  • 7. View of the river and warf, Normanton
  • 8. Spot on the bank of the Nicholson River where W. Button was murdered by blacks on 2nd December 1877
  • 9. Near the crossing of the Lemon River, overland track Burktown [Burketown?] to Palmerston N.T.
  • 10. Fall on the Wickham River two miles below the crossing, Sunday 19th Dec 1886
 
Notes

Title devised by cataloguer.

Inscriptions: most of the sketches have a caption beneath the image in pencil or ink, and most are signed "RJA", some have a date. "Album" in gold lettering in album cover.

Condition: some foxing and discolouring of sketches. Album: spine and corners worn, one or more pages missing at front of album.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-144421999 PIC Volume 1107 #PIC/3239/1-32 copy

Source of Acquisition Purchased, 2000. 
Subjects Queensland -- Pictorial works.  |  Northern Territory -- Pictorial works.  |  South Australia -- Pictorial works.
Exhibited Exhibited "The Sound of the Sky", Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, March - July 2006, touring 2006 - 2008. 

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