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Tommy McRAE

Kwatkwat people

Australia 1840 /1844 – 1901

Sketchbook of Aboriginal ceremonies and daily life 1890s Description: [13] bound leaves and [10] unbound leaves with [23] compositions on [13] bound leaves and [10] unbound leaves (outer cardboard and fabric cover, flyleaves and inner cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook of Aboriginal activities
Place made: Wahgunyah, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in pen and black ink Support: wove paper

Dimensions: book (closed) 24.2 h x 36.4 w cm sheet (each) 23.8 h x 36.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1232.1-23
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Christie's Australia, Sydney, August 1994;
  • From the auction, 'Australian and european paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture', Sydney: Christie's Australia, 14-15 August 1994, lot 31.