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Aboriginal Australians spearing fish and diving for shellfish, New South Wales, ca. 1817 [picture] / [Joseph Lycett]
Bib ID 906467
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Lycett, Joseph, approximately 1775-1828
 
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Description [ca. 1817] 
1 painting : watercolour ; 17.7 x 28 cm. 
Notes

Title devised by cataloguer.

In his: Drawings of Aborigines and scenery, New South Wales, ca. 1820.

Possibly at The Skillion at Terrigal, New South Wales at half tide.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-138500727

Subjects Fishing - Fishing spears.  |  Gathering - Seafood / Shellfish.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Lycett, Joseph, approximately 1775-1828. Drawings of Aborigines and scenery, New South Wales, ca. 1820
Exhibited Exhibited: "The Catch: Fishing Collection in Focus", National Library of Australia, 17 December 2019 - 14 June 2020.  Exhibited: Treasures Gallery, National Library of Australia, October 2011- December 2014. 

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