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  • Title
    Felipe Bauza - drawings made on the Spanish Scientific Expedition to Australia and the Pacific in the ships Descubierta and Atrevida under the command of Alessandro Malaspina, 1789-94
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    SAFE/DGD 2
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  • Physical Description
    12 drawings - pencil or wash - various sizes
  • Scope and Content
    1. Ravenet, Juan - India de la Isla de Baboa [Native woman of the island of Babao] (63). Pencil. 19.5 x 9.5 cm.
    2. Ravenet, Juan - Nueva Holanda, Cabeza de un habitante [New Holland, Head of a Native] (64). Pencil. 16 x 11.5 cm.
    3. Ravenet, Juan - Retrato de una muger de Babao [Portrait of a woman of Babao] (65). Pencil. 16.5 x 12 cm.
    4. Ravenet, Juan - Ingleses enla Nueva Olanda [English in New Holland] (82). Wash drawing. 19.5 x 12.5 cm.
    5. Ravenet, Juan - Convictos en la Nueva Olanda [Convicts in New Holland] (84). Wash drawing. 19.5 x 12.5 cm.
    6. Ravenet, Juan - Estudio de Actitudes de los Habitantes de la Nueva Olanda [Study of postures of natives of New Holland] (128). Pencil. 16.2 x 22 cm.
    7. Ravenet, Juan - Diversion Caseras de la mujeres de Vabao [Women of Vavao at household tasks] (135). Pen and ink. 16.5 x 19 cm.
    8. Ravenet, Juan - Indias de Vabao mariscando [Native women of Vavao gathering mussels] (134). Pen and ink tinted with crayon. 15.5 x 15.5 cm.
    9. Ravenet, Juan - Indias del Archipielago de Babao. Islas de los amigos [Natives of the archipelago of Vavao. Friendly Islands] (49). Watercolour & wash. 22.5 x 18.5 cm.
    10. Ravenet, Juan - Borrador de Indias de Vavao mariscando [Natives of Vavao gathering mussels]. (136). Wash. 20 x 28 cm.
    11. Bauza, Felipe - Hombres de las Islas de Babao [Men of the Friendly Islands] (46). Watercolour & wash. 22 x 16 cm.
    12. Planes, - Borador del Baile de las mugeres en la Isla de Vavao [Dance of the native women of the Friendly Islands] (54). Wash. 39 x 58.5 cm.

    This is noted in Father Kelly's report (ML ref. B 1481) as being by Ravenet, but on booksellers' list as by Planes.
  • Access Conditions
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  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Title devised by cataloguer, 1961

    The drawings (except perhaps no. 10) originally formed part of two albums of paintings and drawings which were in the possession of Felipe Bauza who was in charge of the work done by the various artists attached to the expedition -- letter dated 26/9/1960 on ML file
    Spanish titles are inscribed in ink at the bottom of each drawing. The number in brackets refers to the number stamped at the top right hand corner of the drawing.

    A microfilm of nos.1-6, 8-9, 11-12, and of other drawings and maps of the expedition made 1955 while the two volumes were on loan to the Museo Naval, Madrid is at FM4/454 (negative) & FM4/212 (positive). Photoprints filed at PXB 1620 (v.2).
    Photoprints of nos. 1-2, 4-6, 12 and other drawings of the expedition are filed at PXB 1620 (v.1).

    ff.4-5 exhibited October 1970
    f.5 exhibited October 1983

    Note nos. 1-3 were previously tipped on one sheet (noted in contents list filed with volume)
    Listed by Library Society Volunteer, Charmian Warden, July 2005
    Digital order no:Album ID : 824160
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