Harden S MELVILLE, Darnley Island, Torres Strait Enlarge 1 /1


London, England 1824 – 1894

  • Australia 1842-1846 England from 1847

Darnley Island, Torres Strait (1845) Place made: Darnley Island, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and sepia ink Support: thin white paper mounted on paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled, upper left above image in black and blue ink, 'Darnley Island.' Titled, lower centre below image in red ink, 'Torres Strait.'
Dimensions: image 10.4 h x 15.8 w cm sheet 10.4 h x 15.8 w cm backing 18.4 h x 23.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.504
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, June 2006.