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  1. 01 28287 - The Sydney Bird Painter 'The white gallinule' c. 1791–92

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    The Sydney Bird Painter 'The white gallinule' c. 1791–92 Purchased 2000 Following his discovery of the eastern coast of Australia in 1770, Captain James Cook returned to England…

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    • 02 14851 - John Lewin 'Reed warbler' 1805

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      John Lewin 'Reed warbler' 1805 Purchased 1996 John Lewin, a natural-history illustrator, arrived in New South Wales from England in 1801, the first professional artist to come to the…

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      • 03 144081 - John Eyre (print after) Walter Preston (engraver) 'Port Jackson Harbour, in New South Wales: with a distant view of

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        John Eyre (print after) Walter Preston (engraver) 'Port Jackson Harbour, in New South Wales: with a distant view of the Blue Mountains. Taken from South Head' 1812 Purchased 2005 In…

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        • 04 3065 - G. W. Evans 'Blighton Farm' 1810

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          G. W. Evans 'Blighton Farm' 1810 Purchased 1994 Proud of the progress achieved in the foundling colony of New South Wales, Governor William Bligh often commissioned artists to create…

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          • 05 62242 - Augustus Earle 'Bungaree, a native of New South Wales' c. 1826

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            Augustus Earle 'Bungaree, a native of New South Wales' c. 1826 Rex Nan Kivell collection: National Library of Australia and National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Bungaree, from the…

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            • 06 168344 - Conrad Martens 'View from Rose Bank' 1840

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              Conrad Martens 'View from Rose Bank' 1840 From the James Fairfax collection, gift of Bridgestar Pty Ltd 1993 From 1835 until his death in 1878, British-born Conrad Martens lived and…

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              • 07 62257 - John Glover 'Patterdale landscape with cattle' c. 1833

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                John Glover 'Patterdale landscape with cattle' c. 1833 Rex Nan Kivell collection: National Library of Australia and National Gallery of Australia, Canberra John Glover was undoubtedly…

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                • 08 143441 - John Glover 'Mr Robinson’s house on the Derwent, Van Diemen’s Land' c. 1838

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                  John Glover 'Mr Robinson’s house on the Derwent, Van Diemen’s Land' c. 1838 Purchased 2005 Mr Robinson's house on the Derwent, Van Diemen's Land is one of John…

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                  • 09 119802 - British makers on board the Rajah en route to Hobart 'The Rajah quilt' 1841

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                    British makers on board the Rajah en route to Hobart 'The Rajah quilt' 1841 Gift of Les Hollings and the Australian Textiles Fund 1989 In 1816, Elizabeth Fry, concerned by the plight…

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                    • 10 62116 - Alexander Dick 'Tea service' c. 1828

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                      Alexander Dick 'Tea service' c. 1828 Gift of David Wigram Allen 1979 This teapot, part of a three-piece tea service that also comprises a cream jug and sugar bowl, bears the engraved…

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                      • 11 64899 - Benjamin Duterrau 'Native taking a kangaroo' 1837

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                        Benjamin Duterrau 'Native taking a kangaroo' 1837 Purchased 1979 Native taking a kangaroo is unique among colonial paintings in its attempt to capture an individual likeness while also…

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                        • 12 62236 - J. M. Crossland 'Portrait of Nannultera, a young Poonindie cricketer' 1854

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                          J. M. Crossland 'Portrait of Nannultera, a young Poonindie cricketer' 1854 Rex Nan Kivell collection: National Library of Australia and National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Nannultera…

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