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  • Title
    Landing [waler] horses from Australia ; Catamarans and Masoolah boat, Madras, c.1834
  • Call number
    DG SV*/Hors/1(a-b)
  • Level of description
  • Date

  • Type of material
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  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 2 watercols. - 15.2 x 24 cm.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright
  • General note

    Unsigned and undated
    Titled from ink inscriptions on reverse sides of drawings
    Attributed to the "Company School", possibly J.B. East (see notes on ML File 609/74 and Pxn 747)
    Approximately dated from information about shipments of horses from NSW to Madras. Source: Walers: a history of Australian horses abroad, 1834-1941 / Alexander Yarwood. Carlton, Vic: Melbourne University Press, 1989
    Digital order no:Album ID : 874482
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    "The small boats are catamarans, the large one is a Masoolah boat - a correct picture - the boats go through the surf exactly as depicted" -- inscribed in ink on reverse (1b)
  • Subject
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  • Exhibited in

    India, China, Australia : Trade and Society 1788-1850 - Museum of Sydney. Applies to: 1(a)
    Equinity - State Library of New South Wales (October 2007 - December 2007). Applies to: 1(a)

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