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903183
  • Title
    Portrait of Bennilong [i.e. Bennelong]..., 180-?
  • Call number
    P2/511
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    180?
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    903183
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 print - plate mark 21.2 x 16.5 cm - engraving, hand coloured
  • Scope and Content
    A portrait in profile of Bennelong dressed in a European jacket and neckscarf surrounded by an oval frame decorated with Aboriginal weapons and curios.
  • Source
    Purchased from Hordern House, July 2010
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Published in Modern and authentic system of universal geography : containing an accurate and entertaining description of Europe, Asia, Africa and America ... / by George Alexander Cooke. London : Printed for C. Cooke ... by Brimmer and Co. ... and sold by all the booksellers in the United Kingdom, [180-?], vol I, opp. p. 239.

    Similar to the portrait in An account of the English colony in New South Wales : with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, &c. of the native inhabitants of that country. To which are added, some particulars of New Zealand / compiled, by permission, from the MSS. of Lieutenant-Governor King by David Collins ...London : Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1798-1802, vol. 1, p. 439, but reversed and surrounding weapons and medallions differing.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 971168
  • Date note

    Dated by Hordern House catalogue.

    Reference:
    Australian Aborigines, no. 6, Hordern House, June 2010. http://www.hordern.com (accessed 31 August 2010)
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