Magil, Corroboree dance [ca 1819-20] / [attributed to R.Browne]

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Magil, Corroboree dance [ca 1819-20] / [attributed to R.Browne]

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SV/147

Record identifier

YEGmwAKn

Magil, Corroboree dance [ca 1819-20] / [attributed to R.Browne]

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Magil, Corroboree dance [ca 1819-20] / [attributed to R.Browne]

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Magil, Corroboree dance [ca 1819-20] / [attributed to R.Browne]

Date

[ca 1819-20]

Call Numbers

SV/147

Record Identifier

YEGmwAKn
Physical Description

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Drawings - 23.5 x 31.5 cm. - 1 watercolour

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Out of copyright : Artist died before 1955

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Magil, Corroboree dance [ca 1819-20] / [attributed to R.Browne]

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Work is unsigned and undated; Dated from comparison with other dated works by Browne in the collection
`Two variants of this subject are known, one is in the RexNan Kivell Collection, Canberra and another was sold at Sotheby's Sydney on 24th October 1985, Lot 81' -- Sotheby's Australia Catalogue 29 Oct 87 (PICTURES/Q017.3/12)
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CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Sotheby's, 29 October, 1987 (Lot 153)
Transfer from SV* file in 2007
Pic.Acc.6417

Exhibited in

Nelson Meers Foundation Heritage Collection

Treasures of Newcastle from the Macquarie Era

Administrative / Biographical history

Biraban (Magil, McGill, Magill, Eaglehawk, We-pohng) (fl.1819-1842): An Aboriginal leader who was a member of the Awabakal or Newcastle tribe. From boyhood he was servant to an officer at the military barracks, Sydney, where he learnt to speak English fluently, and was given the name John McGill. He served as an interpreter in court cases involving...

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SV/147

Record Identifier

YEGmwAKn

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457943

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