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Richard BROWNE

Ireland 1776 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1824


  • Australia from 1811

Samuel LEIGH

Milton, Staffordshire, England 1785 – 1852


  • Australia from 1815-1821
  • 1823-1832
  • New Zealand 1822

A native family of New South Wales represented as returning from fishing 1821 Description: A loosely bound folio of 16 sheets of Whatman foolscap paper watermarked 1818, with seven watercolours by Richard Browne within manuscript descriptive text by Samuel Leigh addressed to the Wesleyan Missionary Society

Collection Title: Samuel Leigh, Manuscript addressed to the Wesleyan Missionary Society, with illustrations by Richard Browne, 1821
Page: page 1
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper; watercolour drawing in pen and ink and watercolour Support: thin smooth cream laid Whatman foolscap paper

Dimensions: sheet 35.0 h x 25.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the Uniting Church in Australia 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4828.1
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the Uniting Church in Australia, formerly the Methodist Church, Overseas Division (Methodist Missionary Society, London), Sydney, 2013.