Courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales | Licence: Out of copyright
Courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales | Licence: Out of copyright

2. View of the farm of J. Hassel [Hassell] Esqr. Cow Pastures, New South Wales

Date

1825 - 1828 (Dated from Earle's residence in NSW)

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From the Collection

Description

17.7 x 51.7 cm

Album details: Views N.S. Wales / [collection of eleven watercolour drawings by Augustus Earle]
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Image Credit

Courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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Location

Camden, NSW, Australia

Country

Tww Comment

The concept of the Cowpastures region emerged after some of the cattle from the First Fleet escaped to the Nepean River floodplain which was at the time managed by Indigenous people. The European settlers seized the territory and created the Cowpasture Reserve, an English-style common.