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Drawings by Tommy McCrae [sic], an Aboriginal of the Wahgunyah tribe on the River Murray, 1880 [picture] / Tommy McRae
Bib ID 3044758
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
McRae, Tommy, approximately 1836-1901
 
Online Versions
Description 1880 
1 sketchbook (17 drawings) : pen, ink ; 18 x 12 cm. 
Biography/History

Tommy McRae, Aboriginal artist and stockman (also known as Yackaduna or Warra-euea), probably of the Kwatkwat people, lived in the upper Murray River region. He recorded his traditional life, hunting, fishing, dancing and conflicts.

Notes

Title from typescript t.p.

Artist's forename is typed as 'Tony', corrected to read 'Tommy'.

"Presented by J.R. Bremner, Beverley, W.A., through H. Gregory MHR, 27.11.35."

Spine title: Aboriginal drawings.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-139418388

(ANL)R6216-R6232.

Cited In

Aboriginal artists of the nineteenth century / Andrew Sayers.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Hunting -- Pictorial works.  |  Corroborees -- Pictorial works.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.  |  Picture -- Ethnology.  |  Picture -- Sketchbook.
Exhibited Exhibited: Treasures Gallery, National Library of Australia, November 2018 – April 2019.  Exhibited: Treasures, National Library of Australia, 7 Dec-24 Feb 2002. 

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