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442812
  • Title
    Profiles of the Aborigines of New South Wales [ca. 1836 / attributed to W.H. Fernyhough]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 616
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    ca. 1836
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    442812
  • Physical Description
    Albums - 1 album (containing 8 pen & ink drawings) - 29.2 x 26 cm.
  • Scope and Content
    1. [Title page] Profiles / of the / Aborigines of New South Wales / Natives of New South Wales Drinking "Bull"
    2. Bungaree, / Chief of the Hawkesbury Tribe.
    3. Goosberry. / Widow of King Bungaree.
    4. Bill Worrall, Five Island Tribe.
    5. Punch / Wife of Cullabaa
    6. Cullabaa Lake George Tribe.
    7. Toby / Broken Bay Tribe.
    8. Piper / Bathurst Tribe.
  • General note

    The work is not signed or dated. Attribution and date derived from similar portraits by W.H. Fernyhough that were published as lithographs in, ""A series of twelve profile portraits ..."", J .G. Austin & Co., No.12 Bridge Street, Sydney, 1836 (see Q 572.991/1A1-5 Mitchell Library)..
    These drawings are similar to (and may have been the basis for, or were copied from) the lithographs detailed above, whose titles are fuller. These pen and ink drawings, and the pencil drawings located at DL PX47 (Dixson Library) differ in detail from the lithographs.
    The drawings have been pasted into an album.
    Embossed inside back cover of volume, ""Kangaroo Leather / June 1920""
    Mitchell Library bookplate inside front cover.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823478
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Title taken from page 1.
    Drawings are titled in black ink beneath image at lower edge.
    Embossed in gold text along spine, ""Fernyhough. Original Sketches of Aborigines""
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