Datchet, Buckinghamshire, England 1816 – Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 1880

  • Australia from 1839

Eleven sketches of King George's Sound waters 1844 - 1852 c.1852
Collection Title: not titled [notebook including '11 sketches of King Georges Sound native 1844 & 1852']
Page: page 1
Place made: Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: field journal paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed in sepia ink, '11 Sketches of King Georges/ Sound waters/ 1844 + 1852/ All but No. 7/ were very like/ No.s ['s' in superscript] 4 to 11 were/ prisoners on board/ the Colonial schooner/ from K.G.S. to Fremantle/ to be tried for various offences.'.
Dimensions: sheet 9.4 h x 5.2 w cm book (closed) 9.4 h x 5.2 w cm book (open) 18.8 h x 5.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Wordsworth Collection, purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.992.1.2
Subject: Collection: The Wordsworth collection of Western Australian colonial art, acquired 2010. Australia, Art period: Colonial, Western Australia
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Marie Louise Wordsworth, Perth, October 2010.