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Henry Gilbert JONES

Swansea, Wales 1804 – Eltham, Victoria, Australia 1888

  • Australia from 1840

not titled [South Eastern Aboriginals of Victoria, northern port natives] 1842-45 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre to lower right in black pencil, 'Original Drawing by / Henry Gilbert Jones / 1842 - 1845 / South Eastern Aboriginals [underlined] of Victoria / All three drawings are of the / Northern port Natives [underlined]'. Inscribed verso lower right in pen and blue ink, '2 ½ x 3'.
Dimensions: image 7.0 h x 12.5 w cm sheet (irregular) 13.2 h x 24.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.277
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Douglas Stewart Fine Books, Melbourne, 2015.