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Gay HAWKES

Burnie, Tasmania, Australia born 1942

Shipwreck chair 1983 Place made: Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: furniture, chairs, driftwood

Primary Insc: carved on rear right leg "Gay Hawkes 1983'
Secondary Insc: engraved brass plate fixed to seat: '"NEVA" 837 tons/Wrecked on Navarine Reef, King Island 1835/Carrying 184 female convicts/From Cork towards Sydney/22 reached Shore, 15 survived.'
Dimensions: 112.4 h x 55.0 w x 72.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.685