Dawes Point Battery, Sydney, Australia
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Watercolour and collage
Shows ten freshly caught fish.
Some species identified by inscription in black ink below fish, including 'Taylor'; 'Soldier'; 'Rock Cod'; 'Bull Rout'; 'Old Wife'; 'John Dory'; 'Fortescue'; and some others.
Relates to fish panels on the two Newcastle Collector’s Chests at DG R4 and XR 69.
Album details: Album of original drawings by Captain James Wallis and Joseph Lycett, ca. 1817-1818, bound with 'An Historical account of the Colony of New South Wales ...', published London, Rudolph Ackermann, 1821
More details about the album and its contents can be found on the collection website.