Gippsland tribe, Victoria
Collection Title: Sketchbook of Aboriginal activities
Wahgunyah, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, sketchbooks, drawing in pen and dark-brown iron-gall ink Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre below image in brown ink, 'Gibs Land [sic] tribe Victoria / First Schip [sic] on Shore in Australia / War Danz[sic]'.
sheet 23.8 h x 36.0 w cm
: Purchased 1994 Accession No
: NGA 94.1232.16
- 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.