Philip L. CHAUNCY, Wylee and Wylee's wife Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1839

Wylee and Wylee's wife c.1852
Collection Title: not titled [notebook including '11 sketches of King Georges Sound native 1844 & 1852']
Page: page 11
Place made: Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil and pen and sepia ink Support: field journal paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed upper centre above image in black pencil, 'This Native went overalnd/ with Mr Eyre fm Adelaide/ to K.G.S. in 1840.' Titled centre right beside images in black pencil, 'Wylee/ Wylee's wife Gelganon'. [?name slightly illeg] Numbered upper and centre right beside images in sepia ink, '2' and '3'.
Dimensions: image 1 3.8 h x 2.4 w cm image 2 3.8 h x 1.5 w cm 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 2010.992.1.12
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.