Periton, Devonshire, England 1818 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1880
commenced 1854 – 1854
printer, lithographic (organisation)
commenced 1854 – 1867
Mechanic's institution, Melbourne.
Collection Title: Sketches in Victoria. Melbourne: James J. Blundell & Co, 1855-56
Page: part 3
Place made: 44 Collins st (west), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Publisher: JAMES J. BLUNDELL & CO
Place Published: Melbourne
The two spirits on the right make the fire; the two spirits on the left get the meal of fish ready; Jesus’ friends [are] at the bottom of the picture. Jesus said: ‘We all have supper; This is my last day. I have supper with you. I got to go away. I go longa way ‘Ngapuny Ngarrangkarrinjl’. His friends did not know that the fire would make a big smoke. It make a big smoke and come up behind the hill and took Jesus up to Heaven. That smoke bin come and lift him up and take him away to Heaven.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra