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Tommy McRAE

Kwatkwat people

Australia c.1835 – 1901

Murray tribe New South Wales goes to war 1890's
Collection Title: Sketchbook of Aboriginal activities
Place made: Wahgunyah, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawing in pen and dark-brown iron-gall ink Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper centre above image in brown ink, 'Thomas McCrath / Corowa New South SWalls [sic].'. Inscribed lower centre below image in brown ink, 'Muray [sic] Tribe N S Wals [sic] Go to War.'.
Dimensions: sheet 23.8 h x 36.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1232.17
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Christie's Australia, Sydney, August 1994;
  • From the auction, 'Australian and european paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture', Sydney: Christie's Australia, 14-15 August 1994, lot 31.