Richard BROWNESamuel LEIGH, A folio of seven watercolours by Richard Browne with descriptive text by Samuel Leigh Enlarge 1 /2
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Richard BROWNE

Ireland 1776 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1824

artist

  • Australia from 1811

Samuel LEIGH

Milton, Staffordshire, England 1785 – 1852

author

  • Australia from 1815-1821
  • 1823-1832
  • New Zealand 1822

A folio of seven watercolours by Richard Browne with descriptive text by Samuel Leigh 1821 Description: A loosely bound folio of 16 sheets of Whatman foolscap paper watermarked 1818, with seven watercolours by Richard Browne within manuscript descriptive text by Samuel Leigh addressed to the Wesleyan Missionary Society
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper; watercolour drawings in watercolour and pen and ink Support: thin smooth cream laid Whatman foolscap paper

Dimensions: portfolio (closed) 35.0 h x 25.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the Uniting Church in Australia 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4828.1-7
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the Uniting Church in Australia, formerly the Methodist Church, Overseas Division (Methodist Missionary Society, London), Sydney, 2013.