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Houghton-on-the-Hill, Leicester, England 1767 – Deddington, Tasmania, Australia 1849

  • Australia from 1831 c.1832 - c.1849 Deddington, near Ben Lomond, Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) 1831 - 1832 Hobart, Van Diemen's Land , Hobart, Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) 1805 - 1830 London, England, UK 1794 - 1805 Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, UK

Inaccessible Island (December 1830) Place made: Inaccessible Island, Tristan da Cunha, Saint Helena
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in brush and brown ink and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. titled and inscribed verso centre in brown ink, (partly over black pencil). 'Inaccessible Island/ Lat.37 (deg) 20' S - Long. 12 (deg) 12' W'.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso upper right in ink, '6'.
Dimensions: sheet 5.8 h x 12.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.3031
  • John Glover or John Glover jnr.
  • Collection of The Barnes family (with connections in Tasmania).
  • Meg Holt (neé Barnes).
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, September 1983.