Out of Copyright. Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia. | Licence: Public Domain
Out of Copyright. Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia. | Licence: Public Domain

Aboriginal figures and brolga near Wyuna, Victoria, 1856E. Stocqueler Pinx

1856

Edwin Stocqueler

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Title

Aboriginal figures and brolga near Wyuna, Victoria, 1856E. Stocqueler Pinx

Date

1856

Description

Title devised by cataloguer from accession record; Inscriptions: "E. Stocqueler pinx." -- l.l; "Wyuna 1856" -- l.r; "Revd Robt Gordon sent home by T.R. Gowan [?] in Melbourne E.N.W. [?] -- in black ink on verso; Watermark: "WILMOT 1834"; Condition: was poor but has been stabilised by Preservation. No frame or auxilary support; PIC/1504 ; Shows the settlement of Wyuna, which is about 80 k. north-east of Bendigo, in 1856. In the foreground are two Aboriginal people, one seated, one standing with a spear; and a brolga. In the middle ground a settlement comprising several slab huts and some aboriginal shelters. Trees in background. Medium: watercolour, gouache and ink on paper.
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Location

Wyuna, Victoria, Australia

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