Charles Rodius portraits of New South Wales Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1844

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Record title

Charles Rodius portraits of New South Wales Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1844

Call numbers

PXA 1005

Record identifier

Yr8RqXNn

Charles Rodius portraits of New South Wales Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1844

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Charles Rodius portraits of New South Wales Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1844

Full title

Charles Rodius portraits of New South Wales Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1844

Date

ca. 1844

Call Numbers

PXA 1005

Record Identifier

Yr8RqXNn

Formats

Physical Description

Contents

6 drawings - charcoal

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Artist died before 1955

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

Physical Access Conditions

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Issue Copy

Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1. Dirty Dick, Broken Bay [tribe ?] / Cha Rodius.
21 x 16.2 cm. Titled along lower edge, signed at lower left.
2. [Ricketty Dick, Broken Bay tribe] / Cha Rodius / 1844.
20.3 x 18.1 cm. Titled (partly cut off and faint) along lower edge, signed and dated at lower left.
3. Morirang [Mary] / Sholhaven [i.e. Shoalhaven] / Cha Rodius.
17...

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Full title

Charles Rodius portraits of New South Wales Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1844

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

This series of portraits are mentioned in: Newspaper cuttings relating to Sydney, ca. 1886-1911 `Some early portraits' v.116, p.5. "Several examples of this artist's [Rodius] talent are to be found in the Australian Court in the Art Gallery, in the Domain ... There are also some excellent portraits of old time aborigines (1844) - "Dirty Dick" and R...

Signature / Inscriptions

Inscriptions appear along the lower edge of the drawings. Some are very faint.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Transfer from the National Art Gallery of New South Wales to the Mitchell Library in 1921.
Transfer from SSV*/Sp Coll/Rodius/8-13, Dec 2003

Exhibited in

Look again ... re-interpreting Aboriginal history

Flesh & Blood: Family Connections in Sydney 1788-1998

Mari Nawi : Aboriginal Odysseys 1790-1850

Elegance in exile

Dead Central

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 1005

Record Identifier

Yr8RqXNn

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/Yr8RqXNn

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

430937

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