Scotland 1792 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1855

  • Australia from 1827

Rocks in Bass's straits: Rock (of granite) bearing East by North c.1838
Collection Title: Mitchell, Thomas Sir, ‘Three expeditions into the interior of eastern Australia: with descriptions of the recently explored region of Australia Felix and of the present colony of New South Wales’. London : T. & W. Boone, 1838.
Place made: Bass Strait, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil with watercolour Support: thin cream laid paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. [Pencilled working notes left and lower left not transcribed].
Dimensions: sheet 8.5 h x 17.2 w cm image 3.0 h x 14.2 w cm sight 9.6 h x 18.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.530
Subject: Australia, Exploration: Inland