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File 1: Portraits of Aboriginal Australians and Tahitians, 1801-[1802?] / drawings by John William Lewin

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SAFE/PXD 1465/Boxes 1-2/nos. 1-11

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YRlBOegn

File 1: Portraits of Aboriginal Australians and Tahitians, 1801-[1802?] / drawings by John William Lewin

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File 1: Portraits of Aboriginal Australians and Tahitians, 1801-[1802?] / drawings by John William Lewin

Full title

File 1: Portraits of Aboriginal Australians and Tahitians, 1801-[1802?] / drawings by John William Lewin

Date

1801-[1802?]

Call Numbers

SAFE/PXD 1465/Boxes 1-2/nos. 1-11

Record Identifier

YRlBOegn
Physical Description

Contents

10 drawings

1 watercolour

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Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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Contents

This file comprises two Aboriginal portraits and nine Tahitian portraits.

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File 1: Portraits of Aboriginal Australians and Tahitians, 1801-[1802?] / drawings by John William Lewin

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John Lewin (1770-1819) was the first free professional artist to settle in Australia. He arrived in Sydney in January 1800 and the drawings in this collection are his earliest surviving portrait studies. In June and July of 1801, Lewin accompanied Lieutenant James Grant's expedition to explore the Hunter River district. In Grant's account of the ex...

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SAFE/PXD 1465/Boxes 1-2/nos. 1-11

Record Identifier

YRlBOegn

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1009295

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