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446881
  • Title
    [View of Murrengenberg Mountain and Bundawang Mountain], from a drawing by R[obert] Hoddle, ca. 1852-1883 / Thomas Clark
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DG 255
    Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 2, South Wall, no. 179
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    ca. 1852-1883
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    446881
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil on canvas, timber framed with gilt paint on front of frame - 36 x 61 cm. (image only); 43 x 69 cm. incl. frame
  • Source
    Presented by Sir William Dixson, March 1943
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    This painting was possibly copied from the following drawings by Robert Hoddle:

    View of Murrengenberg Mountain and Bundawang Mountain / Robert Hoddle
    This wash drawing depicts an incident in ca. 1829 whilst Hoddle was surveying the county of St Vincent, near Pigeon House Mountain. (PXA 1042 f. 1)

    This in turn, appears to be an earlier version of a more finished watercolour which depicts an incident when a wild bullock was killed, and includes an Aboriginal figure, apparently travelling with the party:

    Murrengenberg [sic] and Budawang Mountain. Wild pack bullock killed in ascending the former mountain / Robert Hoddle (PX*D 319 f. 12)

    This painting appears to be one of a pair with DG 256
    Copy Print : DG 255 available on open access in the Mitchell Library Reading Room
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1054047
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    T.C. from a drawing by / R. Hoddle Esq. R. Hoddle Esq. [sic] -- signed at lower left
  • Date note

    Undated. Date approximated from life span of Thomas Clark in Australia
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