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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1836 – Hunters Hill, New South Wales, Australia 1914

  • England 1898, 1900

'La Perouse' from Southport Lagoon, Tasmania [recto]
Pelican island from Southport Narrows [verso]
1895 Place made: Southport, (South), Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: heavy cream cartridge paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and titled recto lower right in black pencil, ' 'La Perouse' /from Southport Lagoon/ Tasmania/WCP/ 16/3/95'. Dated and titled verso lower left in black pencil, 'Pelican Id from Southport Narrows/ 18/2/95'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso within image in black pencil 'Sandy shallows/waves breaking'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'Hail showers ...(illeg)'. Inscribed verso upper centre in blue crayon '44'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 24.5 h x 45.8 w cm image (verso) 11.0 h x 45.8 w cm sheet 27.9 h x 45.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.206AB
  • Dr. Clifford Craig, Launceston, Tasmania.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania: The Dr. Clifford Craig Collection, Sydney: Christie, Manson & Woods [auction], 13-15 October 1975, lot 675 (part)