Philip L. CHAUNCY, Nimmajirl and Kooron Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1839

Nimmajirl and Kooron c.1852
Collection Title: not titled [notebook including '11 sketches of King Georges Sound native 1844 & 1852']
Page: page 13
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: Titled centre right beside images in black pencil, 'Nimmajirl [?spelling]/ Kooron/ Not like [image 7 crossed out]' Numbered upper and centre right beside images in sepia ink, '6' and '7'.
Dimensions: image 1 3.4 h x 2.0 w cm image 2 4.0 h x 2.2 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 2010.992.1.14
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.